Saturday May 26-th, 2018

UN Mobilizes to Renew Yemen Sanctions, Condemn Iran UN Mobilizes to Renew Yemen Sanctions, Condemn Iran

In a statement on Tuesday, Qassemi said the claims were lies that meant to whitewash the aggressors. Britain, backed by France and the USA, intensified on Tuesday efforts to renew United Nations sanctions on Yemen for another year by calling on Sec...

US Embassy in Montenegro attacked with grenades; assailant reportedly dead US Embassy in Montenegro attacked with grenades; assailant reportedly dead

People in buildings in Bulevar's Revolution near the embassy were reportedly disturbed by two explosions in a twenty-second interval. A Reuters photographer in Podgorica said a police vehicle blocked the street where the embassy is located, add...

IDF Unit 8200 Thwarted Terror Attack on Australian Airline IDF Unit 8200 Thwarted Terror Attack on Australian Airline

A senior Israeli Defense Forces official told NBC News that the unit "provided exclusive intelligence information that prevented an air attack by the Islamic state" and that "the thwarting of the attack led to the rescue of dozens of innocent people"...

Bahrain activist gets 5-year sentence for 'insulting' tweets Bahrain activist gets 5-year sentence for 'insulting' tweets

Rajab, 53, president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, is a leader of the pro-democracy movement that came to life in 2011. Wednesday's conviction comes despite an global outcry calling for Rajab's immediate and unconditional release.

Virginia among leaders in AP exam success Virginia among leaders in AP exam success

More than 32 percent of public high school Class of 2017 graduates in MA participated in AP and scored a 3 or higher on at least one exam. Virginia has the nation's sixth-highest percentage of public high school seniors qualifying for college credi...

Koreans called off meeting with Mike Pence Koreans called off meeting with Mike Pence

She said the USA regrets failing to "seize the opportunity" - but added they will not apologise for "calling attention to human rights abuses, or for mourning a young American's unjust death". The cheerleaders , outnumbering the nation's athleti...

Trump has made some serious accusations against Obama

At that point, Obama wanted to issue a bipartisan statement about the Russian meddling , but was rebuffed by Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administrat...

Students Across US Walk Out Of Classrooms In Push For Gun Reform Students Across US Walk Out Of Classrooms In Push For Gun Reform

Since he was in middle school, it was no surprise to anyone who knew him to hear that he was the shooter. He said the alumni mobilized through social media and have since created a website, msdstrongalum.com, and organized a national petition calling...

'Ask Jeff Session!': Trump Calls for DOJ to Explain Russia Investigation 'Ask Jeff Session!': Trump Calls for DOJ to Explain Russia Investigation

Why aren't the Dem crimes under investigation? "Ask Jeff Session! ", the president asked his 48 million followers while misspelling his AG's name. Last month, the Trump administration decided against implementing the sanctions against Russia and...

Ferry explosion 'injures a dozen people' in Mexico Ferry explosion 'injures a dozen people' in Mexico

The blast sent a fireball across the dock, which in turn caused debris to fly sideways, Sky reported . It added that service to the nearby resort island of Cozumel would continue with other ferry companies that operate from the municipal dock.

Rain continues Wednesday morning, but end in sight this afternoon Rain continues Wednesday morning, but end in sight this afternoon

He says sandbags are being made available. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Late Winter or Early Spring - Flood warnings are in effect from Texas to Ohio. High water from storm flo...

North Korea skips secret meeting with Mike Pence North Korea skips secret meeting with Mike Pence

Even as the USA warned against falling for Pyongyang's Olympic charm offensive, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued an invitation via his sister Kim Yo Jong, who was attending the Games, for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Governor focusing on court order for new map Governor focusing on court order for new map

The current districts that Republicans want to keep were a partisan gerrymander under the state Constitution, says Levine, and the state Supreme Court was right to strike them down. Pennsylvania's two highest-ranking Republican legislative leaders ar...

Chicago bank executive investigated as part of Mueller's Russian Federation probe Chicago bank executive investigated as part of Mueller's Russian Federation probe

According to NBC News , "at least one of the bank employees who felt pressured into approving the deals is cooperating with investigators". Those last loans seemed particularly odd because, per the Times , the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago "focu...

Ex-Guj cop Pandey discharged for want of evidence Ex-Guj cop Pandey discharged for want of evidence

Speaking to The Wire after the court's decision on Wednesday, Kauser's lawyer Vrinda Grover said, "This discharge of P.P. Pandey is a signal that the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter and murder case is going the Sohrabuddin case route, where first all p...

Teacher Pay Raise Bill Heads to Governor as Walkout Looms Teacher Pay Raise Bill Heads to Governor as Walkout Looms

The bill was sent back to the Senate on Wednesday with Rep. David Ober (R-Albion) and Rep. Dan Forestal (D-Indianapolis) listed as co-sponsors of the bill. He and other Republicans said the bill doesn't loosen gun regulations and noted that no permi...

Students Killed in Fla. School Shooting Being Honored by Army Students Killed in Fla. School Shooting Being Honored by Army

He said Capt. Shahin Uddin was flown to South Florida to provide the posthumous letter to the family. Now, due to his heroic actions on that day, more than 60,000 people have signed a petition asking the White House to give him the military fun...

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Previewing What to Watch for on Day 13 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Previewing What to Watch for on Day 13

While Vonn's eventual departure would be a loss to the team it would not be the first time the US would have to say goodbye to key athletes, Johnson said. In a way, this was her "defense". "But you can't get too sentimental right now, because I sti...

Exclusive footage of bus explosion in Diyathalawa Exclusive footage of bus explosion in Diyathalawa

The initial investigations revealed that the cause of the fire which took place on a private bus in Kahagolla, Diyathalawa was a hand grenade explosion. The bus has been totally destroyed due to the fire caused by the explosion. There were frequent...

Netflix's Sabrina Adds Lord of the Rings Star as Aunt Zelda Netflix's Sabrina Adds Lord of the Rings Star as Aunt Zelda

She is a firm believer in the Church of Night and serving the Dark Lord. And most recently, Wonder Woman's Lucy Davis was cast as Sabrina's Aunt Hilda . Netflix's Riverdale companion Sabrina has cast its Aunt Zelda . Tonally in the vein of Ro...

These are the most corrupt countries in the Western world These are the most corrupt countries in the Western world

The worldwide anti-corruption advocates released their annual ranking on Wednesday. It uses a scale of zero to 100, where zero is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. In the 2016 rankings released last year Latvia was in the 44th place in the Anti-C...

BC BUDGET: NDP push for purpose-built rentals in 'historic' $1.6B investment BC BUDGET: NDP push for purpose-built rentals in 'historic' $1.6B investment

A budget is about people. "As nurses, we know that some of the best ways to improve the health of families, communities and individuals, is by focusing on key determinants that help promote good health - employment, housing, education, food securit...

Billy Graham Library is quiet, 'serene' today, hours after Graham's death Billy Graham Library is quiet, 'serene' today, hours after Graham's death

Kennedy talks with evangelist Billy Graham at the annual "Presidential Prayer Breakfast" in a Washington hotel, February 9, 1961. The Navigators and Graham's association planned on jointly buying Glen Eyrie, the former home of Colorado Springs ...

Trump Negotiators Welcome Abbas' Recognition Of Jerusalem As Holy To Jews Trump Negotiators Welcome Abbas' Recognition Of Jerusalem As Holy To Jews

Islamic Hamas movement said in a press statement Wednesday that Abbas's initiative "anchors his policy in taking decisions alone". Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas yesterday called for an worldwide conference to be held later this year to launch a n...

Missing Wichita boy's stepmother arrested Missing Wichita boy's stepmother arrested

Glass reported that Lucas was missing on Saturday at 6:15 p.m. Seiler said the charges involve Lucas and one other child, but he could not provide details because this is an ongoing investigation. He was last seen wearing black sweats, white socks ...

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