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James Comey Says President Trump Never Laughs

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It is clear to me that Trump is the likely liar and if the public uses its common sense about this matter it will come to the same conclusion. Trump was mocking his height by calling him "Little Marco", so the senator chose to retaliate by making fun of Trump's "small hands" and his "spray tan". Read More »

Snow showers expected to follow Wednesday's windy warm up

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A day of sun managed to push temperatures back into the 50s this afternoon and with a wind shift to the south we'll find a dose of spring on Tuesday . Wednesday will start off cold but a good deal of sunshine will help to ease that chill by the afternoon. Throughout the rest of the weekend skies remain sunny with temperatures around average. Read More »

Won't stake claim to Taj Mahal: Wakf Board to SC

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But the board told the court that no human can lay claim to the magnificent monument. What the board is asking is right to maintain the property. The ASI claims that if the board is given ownership of the Taj, it would set a precedent for Mughal-era monuments like the Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Read More »

Zimbabwe Dismisses 16000 Nurses Over Strikes

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He did not say which political group he thought was behind the strike . Nurses in Zimbabwe went on strike on Monday to press the government to pay them allowances and to protest a flawed system for grading salaries, a nurses union said. Read More »

Puerto Rico Endures Country-Wide Blackout

The airport said on Twitter that it was running on a generator and so far no flights had been cancelled or delayed. It's the first time since Category 4 storm hit on September 20 that Puerto Rico has experienced a full island-wide blackout . Read More »

Merkel, Putin agree must focus on political process for Syria: Germany

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She stated this to journalists on Tuesday in Berlin, according to the Chronicle.info with reference for Today. "The Russian president stressed once again that the actions by a group of Western countries, which committed an act of aggression against Syria, grossly violated the norms of global law, including the UN Charter, and substantially damaged the peaceful settlement of the Syrian crisis", the Kremlin noted. Read More »

Andhra man claims to be minor's father — Surat rape case

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His daughter, who was admitted at a residential school, had gone missing from the hostel on October 10 previous year. The Surat Police Surat police on Tuesday said it will verify the man's claims by conducting a DNA. The post-mortem report of the minor had revealed that she was raped and tortured before being strangled to death. The Surat police had earlier registered a case of rape against unidentified accused under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. Read More »

Russia denies interfering with chemical attack site in Syria

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it was the "obligation of the Syrian government to provide all the conditions for ( OPCW inspectors) to work without any restrictions". CBS News broadcast footage of what experts said appeared to be chlorine canisters. The peace process is gaining momentum. "And we can not wait to alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks". Read More »

NY governor to allow 35000 paroled felons to vote

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Gov. Cuomo made the announcement Wednesday at the National Action Network. "Now how can that be?" "It is unconscionable to deny voting rights to New Yorkers who have paid their debt and have re-entered society", Cuomo said . Thirteen states and the District of Columbia restore voting rights when a felon is released from prison, while 22 states do not allow felons to vote until they've completed their prison sentence, parole and/or probation. Read More »

Beto O'Rourke Within Striking Distance Of Ted Cruz In New Poll

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Beto O'Rourke ( Texas ), his Democratic challenger, a poll released Wednesday showed. O'Rourke's campaign said this month that he raised $6.7 million for his Senate bid in the first quarter of 2018, more than twice the $3.2 million that Cruz's campaign said the senator raised during the same period. Read More »

Avengers: Infinity War- Experience Thanos In His Original Size In IMAX

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We know what the basic plot of Infinity War will be, but the surprises and reveals within the film are rife for speculation. Joe Russo pointed out that the role of Tony Stark is something that truly belongs to Robert Downey Jr . Deaths have been speculated about for months though, and Captain America and Loki are the two names most often popping up; Loki has formed a unusual alliance with both his brother Thor and big bad villain Thanos and in one trailer has been seen appearing ... Read More »

San Diego County Backs Trump's 'Sanctuary' Lawsuit

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After an assist from U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., the Fountain Valley City Council voted 3-1, with one abstention, to file an amicus brief in support of the Trump administration's challenge to California's law, the Orange County Register reported . Read More »

President Donald Trump coming to MI for April 28 rally

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According to a statement from the White House obtained by Bloomberg News , "While the fake news media will be celebrating themselves with the denizens of Washington society in the swamp that evening, President Trump will be in a completely different Washington, celebrating...with patriotic Americans". Read More »

Top Committee Democrats announce opposition to secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo

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If Pompeo were to win strong bipartisan support in the Foreign Relations Committee and the full U.S. Senate , it would send a message that Trump's new secretary of state had the support of Congress as well as the president. Still, Pompeo's nomination could be brought to the floor despite an unfavorable vote in the committee. "He has devalued religious tolerance and women's reproductive rights, healthcare, not only in this country but around the world", he said. Read More »

Tax Day Reminder: CT Has Last "Tax Freedom Day" in the US

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Presidents routinely file for tax extensions, and Trump did previous year as well. Mr Trump has been severely criticised for not publishing his tax returns following his inauguration as president of the United States despite pledges to do so during the election campaign. Read More »

Chief: Unclear why 8-year-old slashed students

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Superintendent Bruce Watkins wouldn't say how old the child was that brought the knife, only that he is a student at Pleasantview. A Pleasantview primary-aged student entered the building and upon putting away his backpack, he pulled out a knife and began striking students with it. Read More »

Toxic professor calls beloved Barbara Bush 'an awesome racist'

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The death of First Lady Barbara Bush has brought out the worst in these people and the ignorant rage is best exemplified by California State University professor Randa Jarrar . Hours after the initial tweet Fresno State University President Joseph Castro issued a response that appeared to be an attempt to quell the rising fury on social media and distance the university from her comments. Read More »

Brexit: House of Lords push to keep United Kingdom in customs union

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The size of the Lords vote is likely to embolden members of her Conservative Party in the elected House of Commons who want to soften Brexit and retain closer trading ties with the EU. Labour said it wanted the government to think again on key aspects of the bill by passing amendments which would have to be reconsidered by MPs before the legislation can become law. Read More »

Bernie Sanders: 'Cardi B is Right'

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He followed up with a second tweet , thanking Cardi B "for calling attention to the importance of Social Security". It was only a matter of time before a politician hopped on the Cardi B bandwagon. The rapper is now in the midst of enormous success on the Billboard charts and on social media where she's never been shy to speak up about taxes , rumors, and other things I probably shouldn't mention here. Read More »

President on Kathua rape: Such incident after 70 yrs of independence shameful

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Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had made clear that the BJP leadership should act against the ministers who had spoken in support of the rape accused. According to an official statement, Vohra briefed Kovind about all the important issues relating to the state. "The Governor also briefed the President on issues relating to the functioning of the administrative apparatus; growing incidence of corruption; impact of social media and enhancing radicalisation", the statement ... Read More »

Iran speeds up combat readiness to defeat hostile threats

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The ceremony marking the Islamic Republic of Iran Army Day on April 18 has kicked off in front of the Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in capital Tehran . "We will not wait for approval from the world". "It is a portable device created to target enemy drones flying in low altitude". Other items displayed in the parade included various types of command and control systems, radars, missiles and launchers, tanks, armored vehicles, rifles, pilotless aircraft, artillery gear and ground combat weapons. Read More »

Neighborhood Calls for Help After Getting Buried in Tumbleweed Takeover

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I always imagined tumbleweeds to be harmless and picturesque, but these California residents know otherwise. "Things that never happen in Manhattan", actor Natasha Lyonne quipped, sharing a photo of one tumbleweed-ridden home. A California town has been overrun with tumbleweeds - lots and lots of tumbleweeds. Tumbleweeds are common in the state. While tumbleweeds are typically associated with the American West, playing a key background role in Western films, their roots are actually lie in ... Read More »

Salman Khan welcomes Priyanka Chopra

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However, there is good news that according to media speculations, filmmaker Shonali Bose has roped in Priyanka Chopra and Abhishek Bachchan for her next project. "@atulreellife @aliabbaszafar #Eid2019 [sic]", Salman tweeted. Explaining his decision to cast Priyanka, the filmmaker had revealed, "Priyanka is the biggest Indian artist internationally and she is a flawless fit for the film". Read More »

Chinese firm Fosun joins race for Fortis as fourth bidder

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Interest in Fortis comes as the government works to provide health insurance for about half of India's 1.3 billion population, which analysts expect will encourage more people to use healthcare services. Fortis Healthcare said it has received an unsolicited non-binding offer from Chinese firm Fosun Health Holdings, making it the fourth bidder for the beleaguered firm. Read More »

Ziggy Turnstyle: Where to get your David Bowie MetroCard

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There are five different cards in the collection, each featuring Bowie's different personas. "We will be sure to let you know when they run out", the transit system said during its announcement. The combination of these two things has resulted in the Soho subway station at Broadway-Lafayette being outfitted as a combination David Bowie shrine and ad for David Bowie Is . Read More »

Trump tax cuts will stimulate the economy, but concerns persist

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Their stories ought to be told. Trump signed the $1.5 trillion GOP tax overhaul bill into law in late December, capping his and the Republican-controlled Congress' first major legislative victory of 2017. TREASURY SECRETARY STEVEN MNUCHIN: "It's going to be so much simpler for the vast many Americans who will take the standard deductions and will fill out the tax return on the actual postcard or the virtual postcard." - remarks in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Read More »

Good News in MA for Fans of Stun Guns

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Supreme Court had already vacated Commonwealth v. Caetano, the 2015 ruling that upheld the stun-gun ban. "Having received guidance from the Supreme Court", the decision written by Chief Justice Ralph Gants reads, "we now conclude that stun guns are "arms" within the protection of the Second Amendment". Read More »