Friday August 17-th, 2018

Bolivia requests UN Security Council meeting on Syria amid rhetoric escalation Bolivia requests UN Security Council meeting on Syria amid rhetoric escalation

Russia vetoed a United States text, while two Russian-drafted resolutions failed to get a minimum nine votes to pass. At the council meeting, Nebenzia warned that a USA military strike against Syria could have "grave repercussions" and stressed th...

National Park Service formalizes reduced hike in entrance fees National Park Service formalizes reduced hike in entrance fees

Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell, top Democrat on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said she was glad Zinke "abandoned his reckless plan to nearly triple park fees on American families", but said the new plan lacks transparency or a ...

Fontana man, 63, accused of possession of child pornography Fontana man, 63, accused of possession of child pornography

A Miles City man has been sentenced to six and a half years in federal prison for child porn charges. Fabrizio, who pleaded guilty in November to the charges, will also have to serve 25 years on supervised release following his incarceration.

Imran announces to remove PTI members who sold votes during Senate elections Imran announces to remove PTI members who sold votes during Senate elections

He singled out unemployment as the biggest problem, and said tribal youth who go overseas will be provided job opportunities in the area, calling for special funds to develop FATA. He also promised to abolish the permit system, which causes enormous ...

Drake calls Ninja Drake calls Ninja "epic" after clutch Fortnite dub

For the uninitiated, Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game in which a player heads on to various missions to collect resources, build fortifications, construct weapons, and traps to protect the survivors from zombie-like creatures. If people wa...

Stormy Daniels Lawyer: Cohen Told Court He Would Plead The Fifth Stormy Daniels Lawyer: Cohen Told Court He Would Plead The Fifth

Federal agents carrying court-authorized search warrants seized documents from Cohen's office, hotel and home on Monday. "You'll have to ask Michael Cohen ". If Otero grants the motion to depose, Trump would also face questioning under oath on his...

UK Supports International Response To Alleged Douma Chemical Attack UK Supports International Response To Alleged Douma Chemical Attack

After warning Russian Federation on Wednesday of imminent military action, US President Donald Trump said yesterday he was holding meetings on Syria and expected to make decisions "fairly soon". "The Prime Minister said it was a further example of th...

CEO of shuttered sex classifieds site Backpage pleads guilty CEO of shuttered sex classifieds site Backpage pleads guilty

Two years ago, he launched his office's Human Trafficking and Transnational/Organized Crime Section, which prosecutes human traffickers around the state of Texas. Carl Ferrer, Michael Lacey, and James Larkin . Also charged were Jim Larkin, co-fou...

Trump to Pardon Scooter Libby Trump to Pardon Scooter Libby

It remains unclear when the pardon will be official, although sources told ABC NewsTrump has already signed off on it after months of deliberation. Several conservative operatives and attorneys pressed Trump for the pardon, according to ABC.

Pedro Martinez Weighs In On Red Sox-Yankees Brawl On Twitter Pedro Martinez Weighs In On Red Sox-Yankees Brawl On Twitter

They'll play the rubber match of this three-game series on Thursday night at Fenway. Now, Gray, who doesn't have a great history either as a Yankee or against the Red Sox , tries to pitch his team (6-6) back over the.500 mark. The Yankees an...

NC incest couple, baby dead in crime scenes spanning multiple states NC incest couple, baby dead in crime scenes spanning multiple states

Steven Pladl, 43, was discovered dead inside a vehicle parked in Dover, New York, at 8.40am on Thursday (US time). Steven Pladl was found dead in his vehicle in Dover, N.Y., several miles from the New Milford, Conn ., murder scene of his daughter,...

Winter Storm Watch for parts of W MI Winter Storm Watch for parts of W MI

According to Mitchell, the Twin Cities could see over 6 inches of snow. Winter Storm Saturday into Saturday Night.A large storm system will impact the state Friday into Sunday, with rain expected to transition to snow across northern into northwe...

Most Americans believe Holocaust could happen again Most Americans believe Holocaust could happen again

They got looks - some people whispered and took pictures of the soundless procession. The study , which was commissioned by The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and conducted by Schoen Consulting, also found that 11 percent of ...

Congress grilled Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg for almost 10 hours. What's next? Congress grilled Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg for almost 10 hours. What's next?

In his second testimony before the US Congress, Zuckerberg said Facebook doesn't sell data but uses data that people put into the system to make them more relevant. Some lawmakers grew frustrated at their limit of four minutes each to press...

Mystics take Texas guard Ariel Atkins in first round of WNBA draft Mystics take Texas guard Ariel Atkins in first round of WNBA draft

The 6-foot-1 guard from Carthage averaged 17.1 points per game over her career, including 19.8 as a senior this past season. Less than an hour after the first pick was announced, Gulich heard her name called and she could finally start planning the...

West weighs Syria attack that could lead to confrontation with Russia West weighs Syria attack that could lead to confrontation with Russia

Japan plans to avoid expressing direct support for actual USA military action against Syria , in an attempt to avoid damaging negotiations with Russian Federation over a decades-long territorial row, government sources said Thursday. Mattis said tha...

Wagner blasts Greitens, states that he's unfit to lead Missouri Wagner blasts Greitens, states that he's unfit to lead Missouri

The controversy that has engulfed him threatens to drag down the Republican Party in the state, in an already hard political climate. "The Governor is a disgrace to the Republican Party, to the State of Missouri, and to himself", Fox, who is the ...

Another antigay pastor has been busted on child sex charges Another antigay pastor has been busted on child sex charges

Police said that after the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom discovered the group in 2014, they reached out to various other police agencies as offenders and locations were identified. Besides suspects from the Ontario communities of Toront...

As Trump fumes over FBI raid, lawyers urge restraint As Trump fumes over FBI raid, lawyers urge restraint

Trump has denied their accusations. The Stormy Daniels payment is one of the many topics that Robert Mueller , the special counsel leading the FBI investigation of the Trump administration's ties to Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential...

Israel Targets Gaza After Border Blast Israel Targets Gaza After Border Blast

The army said the bomb was planted under cover of mass protests along the Gaza-Israel border since March 30. "In response the IDF struck several Hamas terror targets". Yaser Murtaja was a cameraman for Palestinian Ain Media, and was wearing a vest ...

Pennsylvania school district gives teachers baseball bats to fight attackers Pennsylvania school district gives teachers baseball bats to fight attackers

In the case of Millcreek, the bats are more "symbolic" but are free to be used to "fight", district Superintendent William Hall told the Times-News and Erie News Now . But, since the lawmakers haven't taken any satisfactory corrective measures despi...

Teen's suffocation death in school parking lot sparks investigation into 911 response Teen's suffocation death in school parking lot sparks investigation into 911 response

The call lasted more than 2 and a half minutes. Dispatchers tried to call Plush back but reached his voicemail, police said. Lt. Steve Saunders of the Cincinnati Police Department said that officers searched the school's parking lots but found no...

No No "final decision" yet on Syria response, White House says

President Trump on Thursday appeared to frame a US military strike on Syria as a matter of when, not if, undercutting his spokeswoman's effort one day earlier to temper a declaration that missiles "will be coming". Security Council has been unable t...

Ex-Trump aide on leave after questioning Pruitt's spending Ex-Trump aide on leave after questioning Pruitt's spending

Here are nine of the most shocking things Chmielewski told Congress about Pruitt's tenure in charge of the EPA . EPA has also said Chmielewski is among "a group of disgruntled employees who have either been dismissed or reassigned". But Chmielewski ...

U.S. lawmakers frustrated with evasive Facebook CEO Zuckerberg U.S. lawmakers frustrated with evasive Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

In what many noted was poetic irony, considering the large volume of private data Facebook gathers about its users, Zuckerberg's printed notes from yesterday's hearings were captured in a photograph by AP photographer Andrew Harnik. Mr Zuckerberg ans...

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