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Syrian regime resume airstrikes on Douma, as rebel fighters reject withdrawal deal

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In recent years, the Syrian government has been accused of using chemical weapons as a tool against the armed opposition. It said a total of 70 people suffered breathing difficulties. "The regime's [the government of the Syrian President Bashar Assad] history of using chemical weapons against its own people in not in dispute", the US Department of State's representative added. Read More »

Secret, Direct Talks Underway Between US and North Korea

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The talks between intelligence officials are laying the groundwork for a meeting between Pompeo and his North Korea counterpart, the head of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, in advance of the leaders' summit. The talks with North Korea are informing coordination among government agencies which are preparing for the summit, an effort led by Matthew Pottinger, the top Asia official at the National Security Council. Read More »

Russian Federation says it will respond firmly to USA sanctions

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But Leonid Slutsky, who chairs the foreign relations committee in Russia's lower house of parliament, said there was "no sensible reasons or grounds" for the USA actions. Russian officials have promised a " tough response " against the sanctions . Shares in aluminum producer Rusal were down 2.2 per cent on Moscow's exchange after the company was named on the sanctions list . Read More »

Syrian regime's blitz of Eastern Ghouta

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But fighting resumed on Friday. On Saturday, rescue worker Firas al-Doumi said: "The bombing still hasn't stopped". They deny that many civilians had been killed in bombardments that rescuers and residents say diminished complete neighbourhoods to rubble in densely populated areas the place at the very least 350,000 folks lived. Read More »

Cold Weather and Snow Update

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Thu: High: 81 Low: 54 Mostly sunny, breezy. Temperatures falling into the lower 40s by the late afternoon. Kansas City should be getting back to those temperatures by Tuesday , but in the meantime, there's more wintry weather to come. That's going to pull in even warmer air, with lows in the 40s and highs in the 70s. Models have backed way off on how much snow will fall. "Then we dry out [and] stay cloudy", Lundberg amended. Read More »

Facebook announces crackdown on political advertising

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The scandal has impacted Facebook's stock price as users have either deleted their accounts or called for stricter regulations over how the company can use user data. The social media will not allow apps to ask for access to personal info such as religious or political views, relationship status and details, custom friends lists, education and work history, new listening, video watch history, among other things. Read More »

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LW) - Attention Seeking Stock

During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.63 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Lamb Weston will post 2.5 EPS for the current fiscal year. The stock was bought at an average cost of $58.18 per share, for a total transaction of $290,900.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 1,935 shares in the company, valued at approximately $112,578.30. Read More »

Confirmed Dead After Bus Carrying Junior Hockey Team Collides With Truck

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Police said early Saturday another 14 were injured, three of them critically. Head coach Darcy Haugan was also among the 14 killed. "I am freaking out". Kevin Garinger , the president of the Humboldt Broncos said, "Our thoughts and prayers are extended to the families of our staff and athletes as well as to all who have been impacted by this awful tragedy". Read More »

3 dead after shooting on charter bus; suspect at large

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The driving force left the taking pictures website and parked the bus in a gasoline lane at a fuel station the place police then got here. Investigators did not reveal what may have sparked the shooting. The suspect, reportedly a passenger on the private charter bus, shot at others near Auburn Street and Johnston Avenue. Police said during the news conference that all three victims were adults. Read More »

Poisoned ex-spy 'improving rapidly' after nerve-agent attack

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Referring to Yulia , he said, "She might talk and converse, but what we don't know is if she will go back to where she was before the event, not just about cognition, but there's other aspects that could be affected, like mobility, problems with mental state, anxiety, depression, there are so many unknowns". Read More »

2.7 magnitude quake recorded near Glenwood Springs

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There were no immediate reports of injury or serious damage. The first was a magnitude 3.0 that occurred at 4:48 a.m. 5 miles northeast of Marshall, or 7 miles south of Covington, at a depth of about 2.5 miles, according to the USGS. But the USGS website showed the quake was felt in Kansas City, Mo., some 300 miles away, as well as in Joplin, Mo., and Wichita, Kan. State regulators have directed several producers to close or reduce volumes in some wells. Read More »

Russian Federation says it will respond firmly to new USA sanctions

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The report cited "a White House official and a person familiar with the situation", with another source "familiar with the proceedings" stressing that the preparation efforts were "in its infancy". The sanctions come in response to what the administration described as Russia's " malign activity around the globe". "Having obtained zero results from the 50 previous rounds of sanctions , Washington continues to employ fear with the refusal to issue American visas, the threatening of ... Read More »

Texas Begins Sending National Guard Troops to Mexican Border

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With troops in all states, the National Guard has been called on by past presidents and governors to help secure USA borders, and the Texas contingent said it had "firsthand knowledge of the mission and operating area" that will allow it to move seamlessly into the new role. Read More »

Cold Saturday, Snow on Sunday

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National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Bowman said the low temperature hit 16 degrees Saturday morning, breaking the previous April 7 record of 18 degrees set in 2007 . Highs will be back into the low 40s on Monday and the mid 40s by Tuesday . Highs will hit the 70s and 80s Tuesday through Thursday with windy and dry conditions. Read More »

Fire broke out at Trump Tower in New York Saturday

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Photos and videos posted on Twitter showed flames and black smoke pouring out the side of the skyscraper. "THANK YOU!" he tweeted. At least five fire trucks were seen responding to the fire on Fifth Avenue. Parts of the building appear to have been evacuated. They initially had called it a 2-alarm fire . The smoky blaze erupted when empty water-storage units caught fire on the roof of the 68-story building. Read More »

1 person in serious condition after fire breaks out at Trump Tower

Video on social media showed orange flames and smoke billowing from the building. President Donald J. Trump and his family were not in the building at the time. As of 6:15 p.m., the fire was a three-alarm fire, the FDNY tweeted . "Fire at Trump Tower is out". The building is located on Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets. Read More »

WVU rallies to split doubleheader with UNLV

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Justin Vought hit his second career homer, a two-run shot, in the ninth. The homer makes for Cheek's 10th of the season, making her the second player in program history to have at least 10 home runs in three different seasons. She would get to third on Tatum Wise's single, putting runners at the corners. Atkins broke the scoreless tie in the third inning, stealing second and third after his leadoff single and scoring on Logan Flynn's groundout. Read More »

Almost 100 Immigrants Arrested in Rural Tennessee

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Eleven people were arrested on criminal charges and 86 were detained for being in the country illegally, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Tammy Spicer said in a statement Friday. Most were taken into custody, including ten who face criminal charges. Federal immigration officials did not confirm if it was the largest. The plant is under investigation for allegedly hiring undocumented immigrants, filing false tax returns and evading taxes. Read More »

Lodi police arrest two, find AR-15 and more

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Police arrest a man in connection with a January shooting in Coffeyville, KS. The vehicle stopped at the intersection and the suspect got out of the passenger side and started running so officers chased him, Bosques said. RCMP located and attempted to arrest the suspect at 12:30 p.m., who fled once again. The warrant was issued for the man because he had removed an ankle monitor he was required to wear for a previous conviction, according to Bosques. Read More »

ICICI loan case: CBI questions Dhoot's close aide, Rajiv Kochhar

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On Thursday, Kochhar was stopped by the immigration authority at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai while he was about to board a flight to Singapore. In this case, however, sources said Immigration will merely inform the agencies concerned - CBI and Income Tax - since the probe is at a preliminary stage and no FIR has been registered. Read More »

Kenya: Crime Buster Katitu Sent to Jail for Nine Years

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They went on to say that there was also an alibi witness who said Fearn was with her at the time of the deadly shooting and there was no crime scene evidence submitted from footprints found in a neighbor's backyard. "You are about to receieve the most severe sentence the State of Michigan can give a defendant". He was sentenced to life in prison. One of the girls had disclosed the abuse to a relative during a family meal. Read More »

U.S. introduces sanctions against 38 Russians and 15 entities

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The remark came hours after President Trump said in a White House news conference that "nobody has been tougher on Russian Federation than I have". " Washington actually has enlisted itself among the enemies of free trade and fair competition" by using sanctions to achieve its goals in foreign markets, it added. Read More »

Kendra Wilkinson Spent Day After Divorce Filing With Friends, Children

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I want to see happy Hank again. Marriage was just a piece of paper and a piece of jewelry but our hearts will always be real. Kendra said of her amicable split, "Love wins in this case it just looks a little amusing". She added they were not faking the drama for their reality show. '10 years. I did everything I could, ' she wrote . "It wasn't good enough", she confessed. Read More »

Russell Crowe's Gladiator props, other belongings sold at 'divorce auction'

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Among the pricier "stuff" that was snapped up: the armour he wore for his Oscar-winning role in " Gladiator ", valued at between $20,000-$30,000, was purchased for AU$135,000 (the Australian dollar is almost on par with the Canadian dollar), while the rare 128-year-old Leandro Bislach violin he played in " Master and Commander " sold for AU$135,000. Read More »

US imposes more sanctions on Russia

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The announcement came after the U.S. last week expelled 60 Russian diplomats and shut down its consulates in Moscow and St. Petersburg, as part of an worldwide effort of "punishing" Russia for the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in the United Kingdom. Read More »

Father of Reported Missing Child Arrested, Charged with Homicide

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says authorities determined that the boy, Joe Clyde Daniels, was killed either Tuesday night or early Wednesday in the family's residence. TBI and the Dickson County Sheriff's Office say Joseph Ray Daniels confessed, but they could not go into detail about that confession due to the ongoing investigation. Read More »

Israeli army kills 7 Palestinian protesters along Israel-Gaza border

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Journalists were in the area as protesters were setting tires on fire . The Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate said that he was one of six Palestinian journalists shot by Israeli soldiers. In one camp near the border community of Khuzaa, smaller groups of activists moved closer to the fence after the prayers. Israeli troops on the other side of the fence responded with tear gas, rubber-coated steel pellets and water cannons, as well as occasional live fire. Read More »

Ralph Norman draws gun at meeting

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Norman explained that, after being pressed by some at the meeting to support stricter gun legislation, he pulled the Smith & Wesson.38-caliber handgun out to prove the point that it's the shooters, not the guns, which are unsafe. Republican Ralph Norman said he does not regret the move and intends to pull his gun out during future meetings. . Incidentally, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released new photos and a video related to the shooting , according to azcentral . Read More »

Winnie Mandela: Sacrificed but NEVER SILENCED

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She could have divorced Mandela in their early years of marriage. In the tempestuous years of apartheid rule in the Rainbow country, she was a thorn in the flesh of the white supremacists and a rallying point for the unconditional release of her then incarcerated husband. Read More »

US sanctions target Putin allies

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Russian Federation denies interfering in the election . Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Russian government disproportionately benefits oligarchs and elites, as well as occupying Crimea, instigating violence in Ukraine and attempting to subvert Western democracies. Read More »