Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Boko Haram talks on Chibok schoolgirls stalled Boko Haram talks on Chibok schoolgirls stalled

Every year on the anniversary of their daughters' disappearance, the parents gather in Chibok to pray for their safe return. President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 rode to power on promises to end the insurgency. Some Dapchi parents were in Chibok on Sat...

Knicks will reach out to Jay Wright about head coaching job Knicks will reach out to Jay Wright about head coaching job

That last bit puts Wright in rarified company . But in the end, the losses fall directly on the head coach. Those three teams made coaching changes during the regular season, inserting interim head coaches. Hornacek's a good guy, someone players a...

Trump to take another look at TPP 'disaster' Trump to take another look at TPP 'disaster'

And I think the president realizes, as President Obama did, that having closer links economically with those countries increases our defense capabilities and readiness. The remaining countries, like Japan, moved ahead without the U.S., and spent mont...

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation backs Syria strikes, United Nations appeals for restraint North Atlantic Treaty Organisation backs Syria strikes, United Nations appeals for restraint

They come a week after a suspected deadly gas attack on the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma that left dozens dead. The attack evoked large-scale criticism of President Bashar al-Assad's regime. And he said that Italy made clear to its allies that...

Putin & Erdogan vow more cooperation on Syria after US-led airstrikes Putin & Erdogan vow more cooperation on Syria after US-led airstrikes

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said the strikes had not been launched via Turkey's southern Incirlik air base. The US and its allies, Britain and France, carried out a wave of strikes against Assad's government on Saturday, a week aft...

Egypt says 8 soldiers and 14 terrorists killed in Sinai clashes Egypt says 8 soldiers and 14 terrorists killed in Sinai clashes

Six militants were killed in airstrikes on their hideouts, while 12 others died in a shootout with security forces, the spokesman said in a statement. It was extended in July and again in October then January. According the Egyptian constitution, a s...

PM Modi To Launch Insurance Scheme, Railway Line During Chhattisgarh's Visit PM Modi To Launch Insurance Scheme, Railway Line During Chhattisgarh's Visit

Ayushman Bharat, also known as the National Health Protection Scheme, has twin missions - first, creating a network of health and wellness centres to deliver comprehensive primary healthcare close to the community, and second, providing insurance cov...

Ecuadorean journalists held by Colombian rebels confirmed dead Ecuadorean journalists held by Colombian rebels confirmed dead

Colombia denied any rescue attempt and a day later a photograph appeared - which has not been released - that media has reported shows the bodies of three men. The larger FARC movement reached a historic peace agreement with the Colombian government...

Govt 'doing nothing', SC judge writes to CJI Misra Govt 'doing nothing', SC judge writes to CJI Misra

As Dave responded in the affirmative, Justice Sikri said: "Prima facie, we don't see that for this, the CJI be treated as Collegium". "In a way, you are challenging the manner in which this power is exercised", the bench observed and referred to ...

Clashes continue as Palestinians gather for third Friday protest Clashes continue as Palestinians gather for third Friday protest

The Gaza Health Ministry said more than 500 protesters were injured , 122 of them by gunshots. Palestinians had arrived en masse at tented camps near the frontier as a protest dubbed "The Great March of Return" - evoking a longtime call for re...

Trump wavers on Syria strikes as Mattis urges caution Trump wavers on Syria strikes as Mattis urges caution

Asked about concerns in planning a strike on Assad's regime, Mattis cited worry over inadvertently causing civilian casualties and avoiding anything that would trigger a wider war . "We're trying to stop the murder of innocent people". French Pr...

Justice Dept. watchdog: Fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe misled investigators Justice Dept. watchdog: Fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe misled investigators

McCabe fired back, saying his dismissal was part of the Trump administration's "ongoing war" on the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. "McCabe was totally controlled by Comey - McCabe is Comey!" It reveal...

Man, 62, killed in Marion house fire Man, 62, killed in Marion house fire

No one was at home at the time, a district spokesperson said Wednesday afternoon. The fire happened at a house on Booker T. Washington Highway. Firefighters said no foul play is involved. "Crews found the victim at 9:51 p.m. and declared him dece...

India's March exports fall amid trade tensions India's March exports fall amid trade tensions

US President Donald Trump has threatened a series of tariffs on hund-reds of billions of dollars of Chinese goods, sparking tit-for-tat warnings from Beijing. "He's going to get rid of a lot of taxes and tariffs", Trump said of Xi. "Again, we are d...

Verdict on SC/ST Act has diluted its provisions: Centre to Supreme Court Verdict on SC/ST Act has diluted its provisions: Centre to Supreme Court

In its March 20 order, the apex court had diluted stringent provisions of the SC/ST Act mandating immediate arrest under the law in a bid to protect honest public servants discharging bona fide duties from being blackmailed with false cases.

Trump Has the Power to Fire Mueller, White House Says Trump Has the Power to Fire Mueller, White House Says

The original bills were introduced last summer. Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Lindsey Graham of SC, and Democratic Sens. It would also give any special counsel a 10-day window to seek expedited judicial review of a firing.

Lewiston native Sandy Parakilas warned Facebook about privacy threats in 2012 Lewiston native Sandy Parakilas warned Facebook about privacy threats in 2012

He also said that the firm will be increasing resources to investigate apps and take appropriate actions. To which Zuckerberg responded, "Yes, there will always be a version of Facebook that is free". The interviewer asked if Facebook would ever ...

Lawmakers' letter claims further spending abuses by the Scott Pruitt Lawmakers' letter claims further spending abuses by the Scott Pruitt

During one call , Chmielewski described Perrotta saying he would go to Chmielewski's home and forcibly retrieve his EPA parking pass, saying that he "didn't give a f-k who is on this call". As Chmielewski claims, after he returned from a trip to Asi...

Here's the NJ guy who won the $533M Mega Millions jackpot Here's the NJ guy who won the $533M Mega Millions jackpot

She said, "What are you talking about?" The odds of winning a Mega Millions jackpot is 1 in 303 million. They cancelled their weekend plans, put the winning ticket in a fire proof safe, and checked the numbers "at least 15 times". He said he saw al...

Two people arrested in Castle Rock for vehicle prowls, theft Two people arrested in Castle Rock for vehicle prowls, theft

He remained unconscious until he passed away on Wednesday night. Jordan was injured during the early morning hours of September 22, 1987, while responding to a potential break and enter in progress on Fort Street. During this patrol check, Officer ...

Dad who threw toddler off shack roof set to appear in court Dad who threw toddler off shack roof set to appear in court

Luckily for the toddler, police officers on the ground managed to grab her before she hit the ground. A one-year-old toddler was saved by a police officer after her father hurled her from the roof of a shack in Kwadwesi near Port Elizabeth in the E...

Israel reduces travel permits for Palestinians in Gaza Israel reduces travel permits for Palestinians in Gaza

In the preliminary findings, which were announced Tuesday, the Israel Defense Forces said that soldiers heard in a video of the incident cheering the man's shooting acted inappropriately and will face a disciplinary hearing. "Anyone who approaches th...

Azerbaijani ruling party announces victory of Ilham Aliyev Azerbaijani ruling party announces victory of Ilham Aliyev

In a statement, the opposition group also alleged widespread violations including people voting multiple times. "The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly will certainly continue to support all steps by the authorities that will bring the country forward on ...

Watch How Referee Michael Oilver Awarded A Late Penalty To Real Madrid Watch How Referee Michael Oilver Awarded A Late Penalty To Real Madrid

The Portuguese's spot kick took his goals in the Champions League to 120. Elsewhere, it was a more routine affair with Bayern Munich holding Spanish side Sevilla to a goalless draw in the Bavarian city, to advance with a 2-1 aggregate score...

Your role in preventing child abuse Your role in preventing child abuse

The 10th annual event will be hosted by the Family Tree Center-Billings Exchange Clubs' Child Abuse Prevention Center. It not only takes a village to raise a child - it takes a village to prevent child abuse. "We hope this will give other people th...

Taliban attacks government compound in Afghanistan, 18 killed Taliban attacks government compound in Afghanistan, 18 killed

This content is restricted to site members. Lawmaker Mohammad Arif Rahmani said the attack early today morning in Khuja Omari district killed the district governor, intelligence service director and a deputy police official. Afghan officials often ...

White House announces exit of 3rd top national security aide White House announces exit of 3rd top national security aide

South Korean officials are wary about Trump's appointment of Bolton, known for his hawkish views, to replace H.R. McMaster as USA national security adviser. Recently, Trump's national security spokesperson Michael Anton quit the White House to re...

Myanmar troops sentenced ten years for Rohingya slayings Myanmar troops sentenced ten years for Rohingya slayings

Reuters has been at the forefront of that coverage, and in February Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo's work as part of the organisation's Burma reporting team was published; an investigative exposé detailing security forces' massacre of Rohingya in the R...

Mattis 'not ruling out' Syria military action after Douma attack Mattis 'not ruling out' Syria military action after Douma attack

Dozens of people died April 4, 2017 after regime warplanes struck the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun in Idlib, with medical sources reporting patients suffering from symptoms consistent with a chemical attack. While welcoming Sheikh Tamim Bin Ham...

Spotify And Hulu Launch Bundled Streaming Package Spotify And Hulu Launch Bundled Streaming Package

Existing Spotify Premium subscribers can get early access to the new bundle and may be eligible to try it out for $0.99 for three months. We will keep you guys updated on more deals and offers. Spotify is reportedly planning to unveil a new version o...

Trump Threatens Russia With Syria Missile Strike Trump Threatens Russia With Syria Missile Strike

Trump tweeted: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria ". Donald Trump has told Russian Federation and Syria to "get ready" for a missile attack on the Assad regime, saying the bombs will be "nice and new and smart".

Siria, Trump avverte Mosca: "Siate pronti ai missili"

Oggi, il presidente degli Stati Uniti Donald Trump ha annunciato su Twitter il lancio di " missili nuovi e intelligenti" sulla Siria . Un allarme che si legge una Notam (comunicazione di servizio) inviata alle compagnie e su sollecitazione ...

Yemen's Houthis rain missiles on Riyadh, other Saudi cities Yemen's Houthis rain missiles on Riyadh, other Saudi cities

Meanwhile, Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday that operations were running smoothly following an alleged Houthi strike on a facility belonging to the oil giant. More than 10,000 Yemenis have died in the conflict, which has also pushed millions in the i...

'Hundreds dead' after military plane crash in Algeria 'Hundreds dead' after military plane crash in Algeria

More than 250 people including Western Sahara refugees were killed when a military plane crashed near Algeria's capital with witnesses saying they saw a wing catch fire shortly after the plane took off. The aircraft was heading towards Tindouf, nea...

Palestinian in Israeli sniper video denies instigating violence Palestinian in Israeli sniper video denies instigating violence

In an official statement Tuesday the Israeli occupation army announced the action took place on December 22, 2017 and happened in the context of a "response to a violent riot", accusing the man who was standing near the border fence in no apparent ac...

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