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USA embassy staff in China alerted to possible sonic attacks

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The symptoms described recall those of United States embassy workers in Cuba, believed to be the target of invisible attacks , though the USA embassy in Beijing did not link the case to that in Havana. Embassy in Beijing said in an email. "The clinical findings of this evaluation matched mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI)", the embassy said. "Instead, move to a location where the sounds are not present", the State Department advises. Read More »

Britain's M&S targets rapid change after latest profit drop

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Rowe said: "The first phase of our transformation plan, restoring the basics, is now well under way and the actions taken have increased the velocity of change running through our business. "Accelerated change is the only option", it said. "And we're concentrating on tackling the culture of the business, making M&S a faster, lower cost and more commercial digital business". Read More »

Somebody Launched Rocket Attack on Iranian Cargo Shipment to Syria

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Syrian state media reported the blasts at the time but did not provide any details, while the Observatory had said they were likely due to a technical malfunction. It has conducted multiple airstrikes against military bases it alleged were Iranian targets in recent years. According to reports, the explosions went off in fuel and arms depots. Read More »

Foreign Media Arrive For North Korea Nuke Site Closing

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The two men are scheduled to meet for a summit on June 12, but North Korea has threatened to cancel the meeting. Some in the USA government worry that Moon may be prepared to accept a less-stringent version of North Korean denuclearization than Washington wants and could be open to faster sanctions relief for Pyongyang, the officials said. Read More »

Trump praises Haspel as she takes over at CIA

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On Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders celebrated the swearing-in of Gina Haspel for Central Intelligence Agency director with a jab at Democrats, who she said were "losing their war against women" in President Donald Trump's administration. Read More »

American Idol 2018 Finale Recap: Maddie And Caleb Are Dating!

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Luke Bryan told Poppe, "So, Maddie , in my opinion, you felt the most comfortable that we've seen out here thus far". Poppe will perform the Oscar-nominated "Rainbow Connection" with Kermit the Frog . The show has since struggled to recapture some of the popularity it enjoyed at the peak of its original run, but ABC has already picked up another season of " Idol " with all three judges and host Ryan Seacrest signed on to return. Read More »

Texas schools tighten security after deadly shooting

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Like the Texas lieutenant governor, incoming NRA president Oliver North indicated that a "culture of violence" was responsible for the recurring slaughters at American high schools. That allowed the rest of the school to be evacuated safely. Lawyers for Texas shooting suspect speak out. "We're already raising a generation entrenched in trauma", said Khary Penebaker, a Wisconsin-based gun law activist. Read More »

Man's condition in fatal cougar attack upgraded

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King County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said the pair, whose identities haven't been released, were attacked while they were going for a mountain bike ride in North Bend, east of Seattle. Myers said the 100-pound male cougar was euthanized. Myers said it is extremely unusual for cougars to attack humans as they are shy animals that usually hunt smaller animals like deer, rabbits and goats. Read More »

Warriors' Andre Iguodala doubtful for Game 4 with knee soreness

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The two-time MVP scored 18 points in the third (and 35 in the game), brought back the shimmy and had a delightfully vulgar message for the crowd at Oracle Arena. "His 3 (point shot) is similar to some people's dunk", said Draymond Green in a postgame interview , when he was describing the impact that Curry can have on the game. Read More »

Prince George, Princess Charlotte And Mulroney Kids Steal Hearts At Royal Wedding

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The latter wore a mini-military attire to match his uncle, while Princess Charlotte was clad in a dress designed by Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller, who also made Meghan's gown. In May 2017, George was once again a pageboy, and Charlotte a flower girl at their aunt Pippa Middleton's wedding to James Matthews. Made from blue doeskin, they were single-breasted with a stand-up collar and figured braiding of Regimental pattern. Read More »

Matt Kuchar's Streak of 30 Consecutive Cuts Made Ends at Byron Nelson

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Leishman could not have asked for a better start to his round as his approach from 237 yards at the par-five first hole stopped three feet from the cup, allowing him a tap-in eagle that set the stage for a memorable day. Japanese world number nine Hideki Matsuyama and Spanish world number 14 Sergio Garcia carded matching one-over 72s to sit in a distant share of 120th place. Read More »

Trump to ban federally funded clinics from counseling women on abortion

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Because Planned Parenthood is also America's biggest provider of abortions-about half its clinics perform terminations-conservative lawmakers have long called for it to be stripped of federal funds. "The "Protect Life Rule" would not cut a single penny of family planning funding", said Mallory Quigley, a spokeswoman for Susan B. Anthony List, said in support of Trump's Title X stance. Read More »

Oprah to Idris: Celebrities spice up royal wedding

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But crisis averted: On the big day, Winfrey wore a lovely pink outfit "she whipped together" by designer Stella McCartney . A video of media mogul Oprah Winfrey struggling to locate her seat at the ongoing royal wedding has taken the internet by storm. Read More »

Europe hardens vs Trump with USA on trade and Iran

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The Trump administration chose to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and is threatening to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the EU. The nuclear agreement of 2015 is an important element of peace and security in the region, and we chose to support it, whatever the United States decision was. Read More »

Karnataka conundrum: BJP CM face Yeddyurappa says "Governor will call me"

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The Congress said the move to form a BJP government in Karnataka was "illegal and against the law and the Constitution". "I hope that he will abide by the Constitution and give his direction", he said. Regarding the Congress-JD (S) alliance's claim, the governor is yet to take a call. The BJP is now anxious, as a Congress-JD (S) government in Karnataka will give a fillip to Opposition unity in the 2019 polls. Read More »

Alex Ovechkin's Game 4 frustration summed up in two photos

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The rebound was picked up by T.J. Oshie, who passed it back out to Orlov, who one-timed it over Vasilevskiy's shoulder. Before Orlov's name could be announced over the loudspeaker, Brayden Point finished off a attractive passing play set up by Tyler Johnson and Yanni Gourde . Read More »

Missing Baby Found & Is Now Safe In Protective Custody

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But on April 16, Dakota's uncle left her with William Ray while he went to get some food, and the two were gone by the time he returned. Dakota Ray had been entered as a missing and exploited child since April 15, 2018. The family are believed to be travelling in a 1996 Ford Aerostar van and frequently changing license plates to avoid detection. Police say they may be sleeping in the van and asking passers-by for money. Read More »

Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer likely to bring on Hawks assistants

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Budenholzer spent 17 years as an assistant under Spurs coach Gregg Popovich before his hiring in Atlanta in 2013. The new Bucks coach reportedly met with the Phoenix Suns and the Toronto Raptors before coming to Milwaukee to have breakfast with Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton . Read More »

Tesla crash gets USA scrutiny as police confirm autopilot use

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The Tesla driver suffered a broken right foot and Unified Fire truck driver was checked for whiplash, but not taken to a hospital, according to police. Tesla and the NTSB ultimately parted ways as the investigation proceeded , mainly due to the electric auto maker's release of data pertaining to the crash before the NTSB's investigation was complete. Read More »

Dead, 45 Hurt After NJ School Bus Collides with Dump Truck

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The bus was owned by the school district and equipped with seat belts, according to Paramus schools superintendent Michele Robinson. Raw video from the scene: Around a dozen people remain hospitalized, at least one in critical condition. One student, speaking outside Morristown Medical Center, described a truck hitting from behind before the bus flipped. "There's an incredible emergency response from throughout Morris County and by state police". Read More »

Man arrested after firing shots at Trump's Doral golf club in Florida

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Doral and Miami-Dade officers said they were called to the scene around 1:30 a.m. local time after receiving reports of an "active shooter" and immediately jumped into the fray. Perez said the joint response to the shooting was "seamless" and called the officers "heroic". "They risked their lives, knowing that they had to get in there, to save lives in that hotel, and that's exactly what they did and they were able to neutralize this threat". Read More »

Cambridge Analytica to liquidate existing operations

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Cambridge Analytica listed assets in the range of $100,001 to $500,000 and liabilities between $1 million to $10 million. The American proceeding could also shed light on some of the company's relationships and finances, as USA legal proceedings are more transparent than those in the United Kingdom, and creditors can use bankruptcy law to subpoena information and probe asset transfers. Read More »

SC orders Karnataka Assembly floor test at 4pm on Saturday

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Though it is the latter who normallys oversee the vote of confidence and not the pro tem speaker, Friday's Supreme Court order says the pro-tem speaker will conduct the floor test . The Apex court will resume hearing on Karnataka political row at 10.30 AM today. In this context, it also ordered placing before it the MLAs' letters of support presented by the BJP to Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala. Read More »

Air Force Apologizes for Tweet Linking Deadly Battle to Internet Meme

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The Air Force issued an apology Thursday for a tweet that linked a bloody Taliban attack in Afghanistan with a viral Internet meme that mushroomed in the past few days under the hashtag #YannyLaurel. An Air Force official told ABC News that the tweet was written by a public affairs airman. It's unlikely that rank-and-file Taliban fighters would ever see the English-language tweets, or even be able to comprehend them. Read More »

Trump Says Report That Obama Spied on His Campaign 'Bigger than Watergate'

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Mueller's latest public moves have involved charging Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort of money laundering and tax fraud from before his time working with Trump's campaign. and there is still No Collusion and No Obstruction". Clapper admitted the Federal Bureau of Investigation "may have had someone who was talking to them in the campaign", referring to President Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

Lawyer Who Ranted Against Spanish-Speakers Faces Office Eviction, Disciplinary Complaint

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Another video shows a man who appears to be Schlossberg chanting "Milo (Yiannopoulos)" at a protest a year ago, and railing against " fake Jews ". NY lawyer Aaron Schlossberg , of the Law Office of Aaron Schlossberg , Esq. "Defaming me. I can't even move, because they're blocking me". The Congressman filed a formal grievance against Schlossberg with the New York State Unified Court System, and he said he and his office will welcome whatever the disciplinary committee ultimately ... Read More »