Thursday June 21-st, 2018

Britain Joins France And US In Air Strikes In Syria Britain Joins France And US In Air Strikes In Syria

Four Royal Air Force Tornado GR4s joined the co-ordinated missile strikes at 2am on Saturday, launching Storm Shadow missiles at a base 15 miles west of Homs. The United States responded with 58 missile strikes that destroyed 20% of the Syrian airfor...

Toronto police to offer update on McArthur murder case Toronto police to offer update on McArthur murder case

Last month, Toronto police released a photo of a bearded man who they believed was a deceased victim of McArthur and asked for help identifying him. Detective Sergeant Hank Idsinga declined to comment on what Kanagaratnam's immigration status had b...

Turkey distances itself from Iran, Russia and U.S. on Syria Turkey distances itself from Iran, Russia and U.S. on Syria

Monday's court session will be attended by North Carolina senator Thom Tillis and USA envoy for religious freedom Sam Brownback. That has created festering frustration in the Turkish government, which has hunted down tens of thousands of alleged Gule...

ZTE banned from using US-based hardware or software in its products ZTE banned from using US-based hardware or software in its products

In March 2017, ZTE settled after the US government discovered that it was shipping USA technology to sanctioned countries such as North Korea and Iran . "It's certainly going to make it very hard for them to produce and will have a potentially sig...

Weibo to ban gay, violent content from platform Weibo to ban gay, violent content from platform

The decision to clamp down on "gay" content had stoked fears of censorship of the LGBT community in China , which has already been under pressure for some time. The move sparked online outcry where Weibo users protest with the hashtag "I am gay", wh...

Armenians protest leader's plan to stay in power as prime minister Armenians protest leader's plan to stay in power as prime minister

Sargsyan, whose party holds a majority in parliament, is set to be easily approved for the premiership on Tuesday. The RPA will nominate Serzh Sargsyan as candidate for the next Prime Minister. Some built barricades using cast-iron benches and me...

Russia Begins Blocking Telegram App Russia Begins Blocking Telegram App

Roskomnadzor is also set to send requests to the AppStore and Google Play to delete the applications. Other users resorted to using virtual private networks that disguise their Russian internet location to continue using Telegram . The actions of t...

Theresa May faces Parliament over Syria strikes Theresa May faces Parliament over Syria strikes

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, writing in The Guardian, said: "The military action at the weekend was legally questionable". The Prime Minister will tell MPs on Monday that the strikes were in the national interest because the use of chemical weapons...

'Mass casualty incident' reported at SC maximum security prison 'Mass casualty incident' reported at SC maximum security prison

They say the incident resulted in 17 inmates requiring outside medical attention and seven inmates were killed. Logan said Lee Correctional Institution, like most other SC prisons, is struggling to find enough workers, but he doesn't believe anythi...

Authorities responding to situation at Lee Correctional Institution

Overview of the Lee Correctional Facility in Bishopville, South Carolina. The riot began around 7:15 p.m on Sunday (April 15). The South Carolina Department of Corrections first posted about the "ongoing situation" late Sunday night. Assistance was...

Comey: Trump is 'morally unfit' to be president, might be 'compromised' Comey: Trump is 'morally unfit' to be president, might be 'compromised'

Comey offered a blunt assessment of a conversation with Trump on February 14, 2017, during which Comey maintains the president said of an investigation the FBI was conducting into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, "I hope you can let it...

Air China plane diverts after fountain pen hostage drama Air China plane diverts after fountain pen hostage drama

A Beijing-bound Air China flight on Sunday morning made an emergency landing after a man hijacked it with a pen. All passengers and crew are safe. It said only that "the matter was successfully handled" by 1:17pm, but did not provide any details....

Macro@Moneycontrol | Wondering what the monsoon forecast hullabaloo is all about? Macro@Moneycontrol | Wondering what the monsoon forecast hullabaloo is all about?

The IMD predicted 97 per cent chance of near-normal showers. Since 2012, IMD is also using the dynamical global climate forecasting system (CFS) model developed under the Monsoon Mission to generate forecasts. A good monsoon is good news for the In...

Rahul, Sonia to visit their constituencies

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday questioned Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his inaction against his party's Jammu and Kashmir president Ghulam Ahmad Mir over his controversial remarks on Kathua rape and murder case . Mounting an...

IShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap (EWZS) Declines 1.32% for April 15

Prudential Fincl Inc stated it has 21,144 shs. Second Curve Cap Ltd holds 348,132 shs. State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0% of its capital in ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH). Now it had 184,738 shares held by the institutional ...

UK's air strikes on Syria can not be viewed as humanitarian intervention

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been "working in close collaboration" with United Nations security experts "to assess the situation and ensure the safety of the team", it said. "This is the first time as prime minister ...

Mother Charged After Toddler Tested Positive For Marijuana, Methamphetamine Mother Charged After Toddler Tested Positive For Marijuana, Methamphetamine

A search in January turned up pipes that tested positive for marijuana and meth residue, along with other drug paraphernalia and a bag of marijuana found among children's toys. At this time, she now faces charges of endangering the welfare of a...

Kerala: New born baby found inside toilet duct Kerala: New born baby found inside toilet duct

A two-day-old girl in Palakkad, Kerala was flushed down a toilet and recovered when plumbers tried to clear the clogged passage. However, the police said it was actually blood from when they believe the mother delivered the baby in the toilet.

UN Security council fails to adopt Russian resolution on Syria UN Security council fails to adopt Russian resolution on Syria

Russian Federation is one of Assad's last allies and has used its place as a permanent member of the UN Security Council to vote in ways that favor Assad. Putin said the USA actions in Syria made the humanitarian catastrophe worse and caused pain for...

Boston is strong five years after Boston Marathon bombing Boston is strong five years after Boston Marathon bombing

Individuals left bouquets of flowers, handwritten notes, candles and stuffed toys. The two Baker and Walsh addressed families and survivors inside the Boston Public Library at a ceremony. "This was sheer panic", she recalled. "Just this sense of ...

Catalans rally for freedom and return of independence leaders Catalans rally for freedom and return of independence leaders

Spain's justice minister, Rafael Catala, has called the yellow ribbons "insulting", arguing that Spain has no political prisoners but "politicians in prison". Spanish authorities quickly moved to crush the revived secessionist movement by arresting s...

Surfer seriously injured in shark attack off southwest Australia coast Surfer seriously injured in shark attack off southwest Australia coast

Paige Hareb was one of the first surfers back in the water after an hour delay due to a nearby shark attack. "There was a lot more thrashing around". Friends used the rope from the victim's board and gave him first aid until emergency crews arrived...

Jon Rahm earns special home win with Spanish Open title Jon Rahm earns special home win with Spanish Open title

Dunne's second-place finish landed him a big pay day though, as the 25-year-old picked up a cheque amounting to €166k for his efforts. So while I feel good for the next few weeks, I am disappointed not to win. "When I made the decision to come straig...

Syrian Canadians say airstrikes have them feeling both optimism and worry Syrian Canadians say airstrikes have them feeling both optimism and worry

The announcement of new sanctions comes shortly after the US, Britain, and France conducted "precision strikes" in Syria on Friday in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack that reportedly killed dozens, many of them children, in the re...

Kathua case: JK CM accepts resignation of BJP ministers Kathua case: JK CM accepts resignation of BJP ministers

Amid rumours that the PDP may seriously discuss the withdrawal of the party from the coalition, Chief Minister and party president Mehbooba Mufti held a meeting with all PDP lawmakers and party leaders in Srinagar . He said, "We appreciate our all...

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