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An end for plastic shopping bags in NY?

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Two of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's political opponents were at an Earth Day rally on climate change attended by hundreds at the State Capitol in Albany Monday, where they said the Democrat's energy policies are far from adequate. The bill would take effect on January 1, 2019. If you think about it, you get a plastic bag nearly every time you are at a grocery store, getting food to go, grabbing something at a gas station, or buying something anywhere. Read More »

Ivana Trump doesn't think Donald should run for re-election

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President Donald Trump , first lady Melania Trump , walks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe as they walk to dinner at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla. Over the past week he has golfed - or at least been at his Florida golf course - at least five times. "In [fashion], she would be her own boss", she said . Read More »

Rosenstein Told Trump He's Not A Target Of Cohen Investigation

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The attorney general apparently made this statement during a phone call to the White House, when he sought to learn the details of a meeting between Trump and Rosenstein which took place on April 12. But - this being the Trump administration - the Daniels news wasn't even the biggest news of the week. If there is a good reason to fire Rosenstein or Mueller and Trump is deciding not to do it because he's not in trouble, that suggests the decision is at least somewhat about himself. Read More »

Deaf, nearly blind farm dog saves lost 3-year-old

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The grandmother quickly shot up the mountain in search of the child. "I held him and we slept together". "The dog came to my feet and I thought, 'Oh my god, I found the dog.' The dog led me straight to her", the grandmother said. Phipps said Aurora suffered minor cuts and abrasions but was otherwise well. When little Aurora went missing Friday at 3 p.m., the 17-year old blue heeler named Max, who is deaf and partially blind , was right by her side. Read More »

Mercedes-Maybach concept teaser gets revealing before Beijing

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According to alleged leaked images that surfaced late last week, the concept will be an SUV, but it will have a sedan-like roofline, terminating in a proper trunk. Blue light detail adorns the steering wheel, lower doors and in artsy ribbon designs along the door panels, which feature natural grain wood. Reports suggest that the concept SUV could be a fully electric model, with four electric motors making a combined power output of over 730 bhp. Read More »

Khawaja Asif, SCO FMs meet President Xi at Great Hall

The CFM will aim to discuss matters of peace and security at both a regional and global level, and will also look to promote cooperation between member states. Foreign Minister Wang Yi will witness signing of the outcome documents while a press release based on consensus of the meeting will be issued. Since its establishment, the SCO has always put the security field as its key cooperation direction. Read More »

Shiv Sena Chief Sachin Sawant Shot Dead At Mumbai

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Sawant, who was a local leader from Kurar in Maharashtra, was shot in the chest and was declared brought dead, according to doctors at Shatabdi Hospital in Kandivali. In January, former Sena corporator Ashok Sawant was also murdered. He fell off the bike and was attacked with a sharp weapon, the police had said adding that Thube, who tried to flee, was chased by the assailants and shot dead. Read More »

Black Alabama Woman Stripped By Police During Arrest At Local Waffle House

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In the process of the arrest, footage shows Clemons' top come down, exposing her breasts as patrons in the background continue to eat their food. The men were arrested for trespassing, but the backlash in response to the incident eventually led the Philadelphia police commissioner to personally apologize and Starbucks announced that it would close 8,000 stores in the US for racial bias training. Read More »

Supreme Court Stays Proceedings Against Salman Khan In 'Casteist' Remark Case

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Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud also issued notice to states on the actor's plea seeking quashing of several proceedings after complaints and FIRs were registered a year ago. Shilpa is reported to have used the word during her interaction with the press later. The cases were filed against Salman Khan for allegedly demeaning the Valmiki Samaj . Read More »

Bride, women and children killed in Saudi-led airstrikes at Yemen wedding

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But perhaps the most well known case is that of the funeral airstrike in Sanaa , where the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 155 people and injured 525. It was not the first deadly strike on a wedding during Yemen's conflict, which has killed almost 10,000 people and wounded 54,000 others since the coalition intervened in March 2015 to battle the Huthis and restore Yemen's internationally recognised government to power. Read More »

Corker gives tepid endorsement for GOP candidate running to replace him

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When asked why voters in Tennessee should support Blackburn, Corker mustered up just one reason: She'll help keep the Senate in GOP hands and therefore Mitch McConnell as leader. "I wish he would be tougher rhetorically on Russian Federation, yes", Corker said. When asked why Blackburn would be better for the state than Bredesen, all he said was that she is, at the end of the day, a Republican. Read More »

Count Dankula to be sentenced for Nazi pug salute hate crime

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A YouTuber convicted under the Communications Act in Scotland for hate speech has learned whether he'd face jail time on Monday, April 23rd. "You deliberately chose the Holocaust as the theme of the video". Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson was among the dozens of supporters of Meechan who gathered outside the court. He said that he meant to appeal against the sentence. Read More »

Senate committee poised to vote against Mike Pompeo as secretary of State

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Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said he believes that Pompeo "will work hard to restore morale at State and work to supplement, not atrophy, the diplomatic tools at the Secretary of State's disposal". But progressive groups are pounding senators' offices in opposition to Pompeo's hawkish foreign policy views and negative comments about gay marriage and Muslims. Read More »

Texas Mother Sets Fire to Car With Three Children Inside

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According to the Houston Police Department, the woman revved the car's engine until it caught on fire. Police said witnesses intervened and Segovia fled on foot with the children. Witnesses said the mother, identified as 31-year-old Ana Ester Segovia, attempted to burn the vehicle around 8:15 p.m. on Sunday, Houston Police said. Read More »

George HW Bush poses with son, Laura Bush, Clintons, Obamas, Melania Trump

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The Bushes moved 29 times during their marriage but settled in Houston in 1959, according to the National First Ladies' Library. Quite a lot, in fact, for majority. They just let her enjoy the beach the same as they were. "This was her home". The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, started by her children five years ago, launched initiatives to deliver affordable books to thousands of children and produced television ads raising awareness on illiteracy. Read More »

Kathua girl's sedation, rape confirmed by medical experts: J&K Police

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Before the eight were charged, a group of Hindu lawyers tried to stop police entering a court in Kathua to register charges in the rape case. The copy of the letter which also lies with Kashmir News Bureau is signed by Advocate Mian Sultan Mahmood, Secretary General AJK Supreme Court Bar Association reads, "Despite threats and intimations to her life the Association awards this certificate to Advocate Deepika". Read More »

Student injured in J&K clashes

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A spate of civilian killings this year has sparked anger across the Valley. A student sustained pellet injuries in Anantnag town. The issue has divided the state of Jammu and Kashmir along communal lines with shady groups backed by Hindu right-wing groups staging protests in Jammu region demanding a CBI probe into the case and unconditional release of all the eight suspects arrested by the crime branch of J&K Police which is investigating the case. Read More »

Iran central bank bans cryptocurrency dealings

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The prohibit came due "most of crypto currencies have the capability to become turned into a method for money-laundering and financing and in general could be become a method for moving criminals' funds", it added. "In my opinion, it doesn't include the general public - it's not a total ban on cryptocurrencies". Coinex had however halted activity on its market platform as "we always ought to ensure we comply with all regulations", " he claimed. Read More »

Nawaz accuses Pak CJP of imposing judicial martial law

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On the other hand, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz appeared before accountability court in National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) Avenfield and Al-Azizia references after returning from London. The hearing of the Avenfield case resumed at 2pm today. Moreover, the court had accepted NAB's plea to submit new evidence in the case as well as introduce another witness. Read More »

PSEB class 12th results 2018 declared; Ludhiana students grab top positions

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Soon after the results were declared, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh issued strict instructions to the Education Minister to prepare a blueprint for raising the standards of learning in the state. A login window will appear on your screen. From that point onward, download the outcome and take a print out. But, this time the result is coming in the month of April only as per the latest reports. Read More »

Netanyahu Rebukes Iran, Claims Revolutionary Guards Creating Army Against Israel

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The strikes did not appear to target Russian military equipment or Syrian anti-aircraft systems that were also at Tiyas. For decades, Israel-Iran relations have been characterized by deep animosity. His statement came after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told CBS News that "unfortunately, Israel has continued its violations of worldwide law, hoping to be able to do it with impunity because of U.S. Read More »

Former FBI director James Comey promotes new book at Revolution Hall

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He then asked: "Does everybody know what that means?" Late Thursday night, Mr. Trump tweeted that the memos prove "there was no collusion and no obstruction", adding Comey "leaked classified information". He also said he has issues with how the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted its raid on the offices of Trump attorney Michael Cohen, as it was "hyperaggressive" if the underlying offense was a look into campaign finance violations. Read More »

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison

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While his lawyer argued Abdeslam, 28, should be acquitted because of a procedural error, prosecutors had charged him with attempted murder over the Brussels shootout, days before his arrest, and called for a jail term of 20 years. Despite the absence of both accused, security was tight around the Brussels court, with heavily armed police on guard. Abdeslam attended the opening day of the trial in February but has refused to cooperate since. Read More »

Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput are expecting another baby!

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He said that he was so happy that he felt like sharing it with everyone. Mira said she wanted to put it on Instagram , and I felt the photograph was really cute. He is now now getting a great deal of love. "So, it was a spontaneous decision and it just happened", an elated Shahid said on arrival of their second child, the Haider star said. Read More »