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Israeli army vows disciplinary action over Gaza sniper video

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The video has been widely featured in news outlets in Israel and worldwide , with politicians across the Israeli political spectrum condemning it, the Times of Israel reported . Warning: The photo below is graphic and may be disturbing to some readers . Israel has been repeatedly criticized for its excessive use of force against Palestinian civilian protesters, with groups saying the army's actions are criminal and illegal. Read More »

Guilty plea to attempting to light a fire in a woman's home

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The agreement and sentence, he added, were agreed to by the two victims in the original indictment and by seven other victims who came forward after the original charges were filed. A couple of days before they met, the girl told Pritchard she was looking for a job, and he offered to help her. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, chose to forgo trial and accept a plea agreement from state prosecutors at a Monday afternoon hearing in Cameron County Court. Read More »

PREP ROUNDUP: Strong Rock stays hot with late win over Galloway

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There's 90,000 people coming, I want to put on the best show for them that we can and show people the progress. A strong first period created a lead of 7-4 at halftime. "I thought our doubles against Grand Rapids played really well", Fodness said. "I didn't mean for her to take it seriously". The Lady Trojans scored two runs in the top of the seventh to put the game out of reach. Read More »

Trump Promises Decision on Military Action Against Syria in Next Two Days

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He added that both sides should avoid a military confrontation, and said "we are ready therefore ready to hold negotiations". Both Syria and its ally Russian Federation have called on the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW ) to investigate after first responders said more than 40 people died in the suspected chemical arms attack on Douma on Saturday. Read More »

Trump cancels first LatAm trip to 'oversee Syria response': WHouse

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You're the president now. In a new tweet, Vietor said Republicans were "resurfacing" his tweet "like it's a gotcha", but also admitted Obama didn't leave Syria in a stable condition for Trump. Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that in retaliation to a chemical weapons attack that killed scores of civilians, the United States attacked Syria with dozens of cruise missile strikes at a government-controlled airbase. Read More »

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan not running for re-election

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Ryan has told friends and colleagues he has decided not to run in November's congressional race, and is poised to inform House Republicans of his plans, multiple United States media reported. For months, speculation has suggested Ryan, R-Janesville, would retire from Congress after serving there for two decades. Scalise will not run for the post if McCarthy does, according to Axios . Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg's testimony to Congress

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Here's what Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg wanted 44 senators to know about the scandal in which Cambridge Analytica used the massive social platform to access 87 million users: He made mistakes. "The business model of Facebook , which is to monetize and share information without full knowledge and consent from users, has to be abandoned", said Senator Richard Blumenthal , D-CT. Read More »

European Union chases 'unicorns' with venture capital plan to bolster start-ups

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Buttressed by €410m from the European Union, the programme aims to generate €2.1bn in public and private investment for the benefit of six participating funds. The 28-country bloc has long lagged behind global competitors in propping up promising start-ups because of an excessive reliance on risk-averse banks and a weaker market for investment funds. Read More »

Community Holds Gun Violence Town Hall

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Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) was invited to attend, but the congressman did not, said Julia Fenster, an event organizer. Recent student activism in MA and around the country was catalyzed by survivors of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida who have spoken openly against gun violence. Read More »

Made alcohol kills 60 in Indonesia

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On Tuesday, authorities said at least 90 people have died over the past two weeks in Jakarta , West Java province and easternmost Papua, while dozens more are in critical condition in hospital from drinking tainted booze. He said seven people suspected of mixing or selling the bootleg liquor have been arrested, while another person remains at large. This has prompted police to conduct raids in cities across the country and chase other distributors of the illegal brew. Read More »

Company suspends British Columbia pipeline expansion

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet is in Ottawa today for an emergency meeting following news that Kinder Morgan is suspending all non-essential spending on the pipeline until it and its investors feel secure the project won't be derailed by strong opposition from the British Columbia government. Read More »

Congress say donations, contributions are their main sources of income

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Similarly, INC declared Rs 115.644 crore of their income under Revenue from the issuance of Coupons, which made 51.32 percent of their total income during FY 2016-17. However, the party used only 30 percent (Rs. 51.83) of the total income. BJP declared an expenditure of Rs 710.05 Crore of which the maximum spending was towards election or general propaganda which amounted to Rs 606.64 Crore followed by expenses towards administrative cost, Rs 67.78 Crore. Read More »

Researchers Propose New Alzheimer's Definition Based on Biology

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The framework is based on measurable changes in the brain and is expected to improve understanding of the disease processes and events that contribute to cognitive impairment and dementia. Sleepy mice, for example, have been found to have higher levels of the same protein than their well-rested friends, and exhausted fruit flies have developed more beta-amyloid in laboratory models (paywall) of Alzheimer's disease. Read More »

WCA Legacy track team ran in two meets last week

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The Tigers defeated Amity 79-63 for the girls title and 101-57 for the boys in the four-team West Valley League event that included Horizon Christian and Dayton. Printed below are complete results for Kent County. In the 800-meter run, Christina Scartelli '19 placed sixth, followed by Grace Haase '21 in11th, Katie Krum '21 in 13th and Rachael Ruderman '21 in 15th. Read More »

Chemical weapons watchdog to send probe to Douma, Syria

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The diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity ahead of an announcement, said the USA asked for a midafternoon vote. The U.S., Britain and France opposed the measure, saying that the investigators are already headed there and that the text didn't include a new way to assess blame for chemical attacks . Read More »

Hither Green burglary: vigilante destroys tributes to intruder stabbed by homeowner

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Supporters of a pensioner who stabbed to death a burglar have been tearing down a shrine to the intruder opposite the house where he was killed. She said: "You're thinking 'How long will it be up there?' I'm relieved it's down". Will he ever be able to come back and live here? Police had been called to Mr Osborn-Brooks's property at about 00:45 BST on 4 April over reports of a burglary when they found Mr Vincent collapsed in nearby Further Green Road. Read More »

SC paves way for the release of the film Nanak Shah Fakir

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The film's producer, Harinder S Sikka, had approached the top court to seek protection of his fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression, and the right to propagation of religious views. Giani Gurbachan Singh on January 22, 2015, praised the producer for making films on Guru Nanak Dev, but recently, he was seen opposing the movie due to the portrayal of the Guru in a living form. Read More »

In Syria, the airbase came under rocket attack

The attack resulted in casualties among civilians; the actual number is not revealed. Later, Russia's Defence Ministry claimed it was Israeli aircraft that launched the missiles. A source close to U.S. administration also confirmed to Sputnik that U.S. is not conducting military operations against Syria. "I have no doubt that the chemical attack was a factor in this attack as well", he added. Read More »

Raid "israeliano" a base militare siriana, 12 morti

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A poche ore dalle parole di Donald Trump , che a seguito del presunto attacco chimico di Douma ha accusato Bashar Al Assad chiamandolo " animale ", Siria e Russian Federation hanno accusato gli israeliani di un attacco aereo notturno in Siria . Read More »

Salman Khan released from jail after getting bail in blackbuck poaching case

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The time to visit visitors in Jodhpur's central jail on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday are from 4 pm to 6 pm. The 52-year-old was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday after being convicted of killing two blackbucks in 1998. It is learnt that Salman Khan was in his own clothes on Friday because the jail uniform for him was being stitched. However, following the bail given to Salman, they have made a decision to approach the Rajasthan High Court. Read More »

The Simpsons briefly addresses Apu controversy, causes more controversy

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The April 8 episode featured Marge sharing her favorite childhood book with her daughter, Lisa . It did little to assuage a population that wanted answers, not mediocre laughs. The new episode was branded a "jab at progress" as it appeared to brush off criticism over how it portrays the Indian stop owner. The show's executive producer Al Jean hinted on Twitter that "they'll be talking about this one tomorrow". Read More »

Russian Federation invites chemical weapons experts to visit Syria site

The president is getting closer to a decision on how the USA will respond to the apparent chemical weapons attack against civilians in Syria. Trump on Tuesday cancelled plans to travel to South America later this week, choosing to stay in the United States to manage the response to the events in Syria. Read More »