Thursday April 9-th, 2020

Heavy weekend snow update, 1 inch per hour in parts of MI Heavy weekend snow update, 1 inch per hour in parts of MI

The National Weather Service is calling for 1 to 3 inches of snow to fall along with rain mixed in Sunday morning generally north of the I-96 corridor. 'In the warm sector of this low, scattered showers and storms are likely across parts of Oklahom...

ACLU Sues Indiana Over Latest Anti-Abortion Law ACLU Sues Indiana Over Latest Anti-Abortion Law

Abortion providers reported performing 484 dilation and evacuation procedures in Kansas in 2018, according to state health department statistics. Federal courts have blocked similar laws in others states, but in anti-abortion groups hope Justice ...

At least 4 die when crane collapses in downtown Seattle At least 4 die when crane collapses in downtown Seattle

There was no word yet on the cause of the crane's collapse, he added. At the time, the crane was being dismantled on top of two technology buildings - one belonging to Google - that are near completion, said Mike McQuaid, transportation chair of th...

Trump Administration Halts Offshore Drilling Plan Trump Administration Halts Offshore Drilling Plan

The ruling may force the Interior Department to wait until a final judgment, Bernhardt said. Wasserman, one of Florida's most prominent liberal members of Congress is also joined by U.S. The plan calls for expanded drilling in the Arctic and off th...

Korea wanted $2 million for Warmbier Korea wanted $2 million for Warmbier

It is unclear whether the Trump administration later paid the bill, or whether it came up during preparations for Trump's two summits with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said the United States doesn't owe North Korea anyth...

Sri Lanka bombings: Gun battle as police step up raids Sri Lanka bombings: Gun battle as police step up raids

The gunbattle began Friday night after police tipped off soldiers to a suspected safe house near the town of Sammanthurai, where authorities said the terrorists detonated three explosions and opened fire. According to the report, Indian officials hav...

Canadian capital Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell Canadian capital Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell

The largely rural section of river is in Quebec's Lower Laurentians region, stretching about 18 kilometres south to the Ottawa River. Watson said he's also asked for help from the Canadian Armed Forces. So far, according to Quebec public security ...

Vital penguin breeding site in Antarctica drastically loosing mating pairs Vital penguin breeding site in Antarctica drastically loosing mating pairs

Researchers for the British Atlantic Survey published their findings in the scientific journal Antarctic Science , where they made a connection between the prolonged period of non-breeding and the breakup of fast ice in the ice creeks penguins use...

Boy thrown from MOA balcony is now 'alert and conscious' Boy thrown from MOA balcony is now 'alert and conscious'

Stephen Tillitt read from a statement written the family of the seriously injured child. Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda , 24, of Minneapolis, is charged with attempted first-degree premeditated murder in the attack. According to a probable cause docu...

California synagogue shooting: ‘Multiple injuries’ as police scramble near San Diego California synagogue shooting: ‘Multiple injuries’ as police scramble near San Diego

Derryl Acosta, a spokesman for Palomar Health Medical Center Hospital, said the four patients were admitted around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say a shooting at a synagogue outside San Diego has left people injured but the extent is unclea...

25 years after apartheid, S. Africans still not free: President 25 years after apartheid, S. Africans still not free: President

A quarter of a century after the end of the apartheid in South Africa, large swathes of population still aren't free given abject poverty and high unemployment and the scourge of corruption affecting the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sat...

US Navy Working On Guidelines On Reporting UFOs US Navy Working On Guidelines On Reporting UFOs

The Post reports that naval officers have spotted an increasing number of mysterious aircraft, which the military calls "unexplained aerial phenomena". The update comes as reports of the sightings among sailors have increased. The US Navy is on t...

Macron offers tax cut to French workers to quell anger Macron offers tax cut to French workers to quell anger

Not for the first time, he apologized for his sometimes snide comments, which earned him a reputation for arrogance and avoidance of media encounters. Still, text of Macron's planned remarks was leaked to the French press, rendering his speech Thursd...

Corbyn refuses to attend state dinner for Trump

He said: "Theresa May should not be rolling out the red carpet for a state visit to honour a president who rips up vital worldwide treaties, backs climate..." "It is disappointing that the Prime Minister has again opted to kowtow to this US administ...

Mom says 3 of her kids left injured after police shooting Mom says 3 of her kids left injured after police shooting

Hill said her 5-year-old child has a skull fracture. She said investigators weren't sure if Smith fired at police. Smith and four children were in a vehicle when the detectives from the Hugo Police Department opened fire, Brook Arbeitman, a spokesw...

Mueller's Report Gives The House Plenty To Think About Mueller's Report Gives The House Plenty To Think About

Trump's overall approval rating in the poll is 39 percent. This nation could hardly get more polarized and rancorous, and it's beyond absurd to contend that Congress would be able to take action on the so-called kitchen-table economic issues that i...

Led 2017 blitz on Raqqa killed 1,600 civilians Led 2017 blitz on Raqqa killed 1,600 civilians

The investigation contradicts claims made by the U.S., which initially stated that it strove for "zero human casualties" and claimed that only 23 civilians had been killed during the four-month bombardment, a figure later amended to 159. "With a ma...

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s Whereabouts Unknown Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s Whereabouts Unknown

Federal Bureau of Investigation and IRS agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks . She sold $...

Air India servers restored after shutdown affected operations across the world Air India servers restored after shutdown affected operations across the world

The airline's spokesperson had said at around 8 am, "SITA server is down". The state-owned carrier a Tweeted earlier "Due to a breakdown in our server system some of our flights are getting affected all over the world". According to Lohani, the rip...

In a rare move, French warship passes through Taiwan Strait In a rare move, French warship passes through Taiwan Strait

The US diplomatically recognises China over Taiwan but remains the island's chief military ally and arms supplier. "The navy passes on average once a year in the Taiwan Strait without incident or reaction". North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ship...

Trump Welcomes Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to the White House Trump Welcomes Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to the White House

But all the friendliness they put on display in the Oval Office didn't mask their differences over trade. Rivals with lower tariffs are already beginning to eat into US farmers' 22 percent share of Japan's food import market. General Assembly that th...

China's Belt and Road is 'green and clean,' says Xi China's Belt and Road is 'green and clean,' says Xi

Leaders from 37 countries have come to Beijing for the three-day forum, with officials from scores of other nations in attendance. Unlike his past speeches at the forum in 2017 and in several worldwide gatherings, Xi did not lay out a global visi...

At least 39 foreign tourists among Sri Lanka fatalities At least 39 foreign tourists among Sri Lanka fatalities

St. Anthony's church is one of the three Christian places of worship attacked during a series of coordinated bombings on Easter Sunday. It is believed that around 2016, NTJ separated from another radical group Sri Lanka Thowheed Jamath (SLTJ).

Pugh attorney: Baltimore mayor Pugh attorney: Baltimore mayor "not lucid" enough to decide on resignation

There are now calls for Pugh to resign from office, something her lawyer stated she is not physically or mentally able to do. In a seeming last-ditch effort to cling to her job, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's (D) attorney said Thursday that a...

Security failings deepen feud as president sacks leading officials Security failings deepen feud as president sacks leading officials

Maregowda and H. Puttaraju in the blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday, taking the total number of Indian deaths in the tragedy to 10 as of now", the Indian high commission in Colombo said. Nine suicide bombers from mostly middle-class backgrounds carri...

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