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Syria: Ghouta aid halted by raids - ICRC

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A World Health Organization official said the government had ordered 70 percent of medical supplies to be stripped out of the convoy, preventing trauma kits, surgical kits, insulin and other vital material from reaching the area. "The recent incidents in eastern Ghouta are hard to swallow, they do not befit humanity", Erdoğan told ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) lawmakers in the parliament Tuesday. Read More »

Curfew in Indian Kashmir after troops kill six including civilians

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A fourth civilian's body was recovered from a nearby vehicle, officials said, and the body of another rebel was found a few kilometers (miles) away. The army alleged that apart form the militants, the four persons killed in the firing incident were overground workers of militant groups. Read More »

Thane shocker: Man shot dead, girlfriend raped

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As per the information, the couple went for a long drive near Ambernath. Thane rural Superintendent of Police, Dr Mahesh Patil said, "The deceased used to work at a food stall". The woman reached the Titwala Police Station with the help of a passerby. "He then took their valuables, mobile phones, cash and bike before fleeing the spot", the officer said. Read More »

The 1st NCAA Tournament Berth Has Been Locked Up

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Baylor (11 Seed )- Baylor has Kansas State left on the schedule where a win should be their ticket in. Every Big 12 team with a winning conference record has made the NCAA Tournament since 2009, and every Big 12 team with 10 or more conference victories has made it since 2007. Read More »

Karnataka: Actor Upendra likely to be ousted from KPJP, to join BJP?

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Upendra heads the KPJP, a party that was founded by one Mahesh Gowda during the 2015 BBMP election. While the actor turned politician had chose to have a final discussion with those aspiring for party tickets on Tuesday, trouble began Monday morning with a rival group headed by Mr Mahesh Gowda, an executive committee member, threatening to expel him from the party in protest against his " dictatorial attitude". Read More »

Calling for compromise: Lawmakers at odds over pay raise percentage

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The state Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety said that as of 11 a.m. the Capitol Police had admitted 3,700 people to the building. A state education union leader said Sunday that union leaders are "exploring all avenues" - which could include legal action - after the state Senate mistakenly passed the wrong public employee pay raise bill Saturday. Read More »

Nashville mayor pleads guilty to property theft after affair

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Barry said any photos of her would have been taken without her knowledge or consent. Her resignation follows several days of negotiations between Barry's legal team and Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk, and less than five weeks after Barry, in an interview with Scripps station WTVF in Nashville, first admitted to a two-year affair with her police bodyguard, Sgt. Read More »

India's raids on the Guptas: Here's what we know

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They have a close relationship with former President Jacob Zuma and his family. Amrendra Kumar, a senior income tax official in India's Uttar Pradesh state, told Reuters that the Gupta brothers were suspected of finding ways to bring "illicit money" they had earned overseas into India."We want to look into blocking that way", Kumar said by telephone, adding that he was involved in ongoing raids. Read More »

BlackRock Inc. Buys 1054431 Shares of Realty Income Corp (O)

About 1.46 million shares traded. SL Green Realty Corp. had 84 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. It has underperformed by 24.91% the S&P500. Bokf Na has invested 0.08% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). Shell Asset Management Co. grew its position in Realty Income by 109.7% in the third quarter. Read More »

Saudi crown prince holds historic meeting with Coptic Pope

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Paul added that the crown prince's speech on the Copts, the Egyptian Church and Christians was a "very strong message that spreads enlightening and moderate rhetoric". Prince Mohammed and President Sisi agreed in talks to bolster economic ties and launch joint projects, "particularly in the tourism sector on the Red Sea", Mr Radi said. Read More »

Mother and son killed in skiing accident at Kirkwood

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Perkovic's husband, David Goodstein, their family and friends", the department said in a press release. During the investigation Alpine County deputies determined Perkovic and her son chose to ski to the condo by an alternate route. Perkovic was visiting the resort for a ski vacation with her three children and mother, the sheriff's department reported. A major snowstorm tore through the Sierra Nevada between Wednesday and Saturday, leading to avalanches and multiple deaths throughout the ... Read More »

Pak Foreign Secretary to visit USA quietly

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White urged Pakistan - once again - to act tough. She will also raise Pakistan's concerns, which includes presence of anti-Pakistan elements in Afghanistan and growing footprints of Indian secret agencies with the U.S. In its statement, which came after an hours-long cabinet meeting, Islamabad insisted it was fully participating in global counter-terror efforts. The EU, along with China and the United States, is among Pakistan's top trading partners. Read More »

Perceived Threat at Mason Under Police Investigation

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Ruiz noted that the school is a close community of family, staff and students. A Gothenburg High School student was removed after allegedly threatening a small number of students and teachers at the school. Ararat Middle School where parents picked them up. Additional information will be released later today from the California Police Department in regard to this matter. Read More »

Florida Senate passes restrictions on gun sales

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Monday's floor action, which came after almost eight hours of debate during a rare Saturday session, was another emotional tour de force for senators who have been inundated by pleas from the Parkland community to do something to make schools safer. Read More »

Italy's League, 5-Star vie for power after inconclusive vote

However, neither parties, Movimento 5 Stelle, or M5S, and Lega, have received enough seats in Parliament to govern the country alone. With no faction winning a clear majority, the results confirmed that negotiations to form a new government that could win a confidence vote in parliament would be fraught. Read More »

Russian Transport Plane Crashes in Syria, 32 People on Board Killed

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Russian Federation has denied reports of the plane being fired upon and said a technical malfunction could be the reason behind the crash. An investigation is now underway. In January 2015, the plane, commissioned to the Syrian Air Force, crashed killing all 35 people on board. Russian Federation has been maintaining military presense in Syria since 2015, launching an anti-terroist operation at the request of President Bashar Assad. Read More »

What Is The Age Of Consent In France? Sexual Violence Prompts Rethink

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Under current laws in France, any sexual act between an adult and a minor younger than 15 can be prosecuted as a sexual offence, but the prosecutor must prove that it was non-consensual. Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa said the government "has made a decision to set the age at 15", after consultations with the public and an expert panel. Read More »

South, North Korea to hold summit in April, S.Korea says

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Trump had signed off on the decision to meet, with the caveat that the United States wouldn't back off its stated demand that Pyongyang abandon its nuclear weapons. The Pentagon has nevertheless said it was "cautiously optimistic" about the North-South talks, which resumed in January for the first time in two years. Read More »

Left-BJP blame game continues, Lenin statue bulldozed in Tripura

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The BJP Parliamentary Board on Saturday appointed Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Jual Oram as central observers. Pinarayi also said that CPM's foundation is so strong among people in Tripura and a single defeat can't erase it. He also added that the party critics are downplaying BJP's victory by describing Tripura as "a small state with only two Lok Sabha seats". Polling was countermanded in one seat due to death of a CPI (M) candidate. Read More »

Winter storm threatens foot of snow for parts of Midwest

The heaviest snowfall is expected to happen between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday . After Wednesday's storm, the rest of the week looks tranquil. As things stand as of 3 p.m Monday, a winter storm watch has been issued for Dauphin, Schuylkill, Lebanon, York and Lancaster, meaning those areas could receive about 4 to 6 inches of snowfall, according to Joe Ceru, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service at State College. Read More »

2872 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation

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The spokesman said that the camps will be located in Idlib, as well as the areas of Azaz, Albil, Tugli, Tal Afar, Naddah, Bardakli and Mashad Rufi. In recent hours, sources in the Pentagon admitted that Kurdish armed groups backed by it have chose to "leave" the fight against IS remnants in the middle Euphrates valley region to 'fight elsewhere, possibly in Afrin (the only other front where Kurdish forces are engagement in Syria)'. Read More »

World′s oldest message in a bottle discovered in Australia

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A message inside the bottle is dated June 12, 1886, and it was thrown overboard from a German sail vessel named Paula , 600 miles from the Australian coast. Tonya spotted the bottle poking out of the sand, but initially had no idea that it would have so much history behind it, 9News reports. "Extraordinary finds need extraordinary evidence to support them, so we contacted colleagues in the Netherlands and Germany for help to find more information", maritime archaeology assistant curator ... Read More »

Marquette Law School releases poll findings on gun ban, Trump and Walker

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The poll shows that 49 percent of respondents believe the state is paying more than it should. "That is something, a message, that people on the ground have not accepted at this point", said Charles Franklin, the poll's director. That is basically unchanged from 48 percent in June, his highest marks since October 2014. Pollster Charles Franklin says, "essentially the state is pretty divided over him". Read More »

Taylor boost for must-win New Zealand

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England now leads the five-game ODI series 2-1. New Zealand , however, are unbeaten at the venue in 14 games across the formats, including a crushing 183-run ODI victory over Pakistan in January as they skittled their opponents for just 74. Read More »

UP: Campaign gain momentum for by polls, BSP backs SP

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Before the announcement of results of 2017 state assembly elections, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party were rumoured to be in talks to forge a post-poll alliance in case of a hung assembly, but it did not materialise because of a huge majority gained by BJP. Read More »

Jenkins, Daum lead Jacks into Summit League Championship

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Is the betting total for tonight's Denver and South Dakota Summit League men's championship semifinal set too high? SDSU regained its composure, however, hitting five straight shots to grab a 55-37 advantage with 13 minutes remaining. On the season, Denver basketball averages 73.6 points, 36.8 rebounds and 15.4 assists per game. For Omaha (12-16), Amber Vidal finished with 23 points and Jess Walter finished with 11. Read More »

Inxeba X18 rating temporarily lifted

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The matter is now being heard in the Pretoria High Court. The Film and Publication Board's Appeals Tribunal raised the age restriction on the film last month as protesters in parts of the Eastern and Western Cape stopped screenings, claiming that Inxeba defames AmaXhosa and their culture. Read More »

Haley accuses United Nations of 'bullying' Israel

Gabay, who heads up the Zionist Camp opposition coalition, also welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "That's what being an ally all is about". "At the United Nations and throughout the United Nations agencies, Israel does get bullied. It gets bullied because the countries that don't like Israel are used to being able to get away with it" said Haley, warning, "We will not tolerate a situation that a world body of 198 countries can ... Read More »