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Constantin Reliu Alive: Court Rejects Romanian's Claim He's Not Dead

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In 2013, his wife asked the court to declare him dead, since she had not heard from him. "The head of the border police in Otopeni [airport] called me to his office, turned on his computer and showed it to me: 'Look, Constantin Reliu [declared] dead by his wife, '" he told local news channel Digi24 on Wednesday. Read More »

United Kingdom media regulator, asked about Russia Today, says considering May's update

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Williamson said that thousands of British troops would be offered vaccinations against anthrax - a weaponized bacterial disease that was used in a number of biological terror attacks in the U.S.in 2001. Sir, The government's response to the attempted murder of the Skripals was well judged. Lavrov suggested that the poisoning might have motivated by a desire to complicate Russia's hosting of this summer's soccer World Cup. Read More »

Slovak prime minister resigns after murder of journalist

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Third, a new head of the government must be chosen from members of the Fico-led Direction - Social Democracy party. The stories indicated links between high-ranking members of Fico's government and the Calabrian-mafia that infiltrated Eastern Slovakia and defrauded the state of European Union money coming from agriculture subsidies. Read More »

Video shows officer outside during massacre

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Seventeen students and staff members were shot and killed in the February 14 mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas, sending shock waves throughout the nation. Defense attorney Melisa McNeill emphasized to the judge that Cruz remains willing "at any time" to plead guilty "in exchange for a waiver of the death sentence" and instead spend the rest of his life behind bars. Read More »

Sen. Angus King: Questions Surround Pompeo, Haspel Confirmations

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Kremlin yesterday said ties with the USA could not get any worse under next Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , after the sacking of Rex Tillerson, reported AFP. Mindful of his role, Pompeo tried to limit the briefings to questions of intelligence and analysis. "The debate that will occur around the Haspel nomination may help clear the air by putting these issues before the public", said John Prados , a senior fellow at the National Security Archive , a nonprofit in Washington that ... Read More »

Warmer and calmer Friday before St. Patrick's Day rain chances

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Friday night will be cool and clear with temperatures sinking through the 60s and into the low 50s. Even when it's dry, it will be mostly cloudy as temperatures only get as low as the upper 40s and 50s. The cold spell for the week is ending after Thursday , with more mild temperatures expected for the weekend ahead. Lows only drop to the upper 50s. Read More »

Street vendor's death sparks violent clashes — Madrid protests

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Migrants clashed with security forces in central Madrid on Thursday night following the death of a Senegalese man whom they said was chased through the streets by police. The unrest was sparked after Mmame Mbaye, a 35-year-old street vendor from Senegal, died Thursday after going into cardiac arrest, police said. Street vendors are a fixture of Madrid , and are often seen laying out items like perfume or hats on white sheets, which they can quickly pick up and take away when the police ... Read More »

Trump's opioid plan includes pushing death penalty for drug dealers

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The Trump administration is finalizing a long-awaited plan that it says will solve the opioid crisis, but it also calls for law enforcement measures - like the death penalty for some drug dealers - that public health advocates and congressional Republicans warn will detract from efforts to reverse the epidemic. Read More »

Amber Alert Issued In Mexico For Missing Allentown Teen

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Yu disappeared from her Allentown bus stop on March 5. According to authorities, Amy apparently tampered with school documents and listed Esterly on the list of approved people to check her out of school. The Allentown Police Department previously issued a warrant for Esterly's arrest that alleged interference in the custody of a child, the Associated Press reported. Read More »

American agrees to largest expansion in Chicago O'Hare Airport history

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Reports say Emanuel has since resolved the dispute by agreeing to speed up construction on three common-use gates that could be used by any airline, including American. According to the mayor's proposal, the total number of gates at O'Hare would increase from 185 to 220 by 2026, the amount of space for planes to park at gates would grow by 25 percent and the square feet of terminal space would increase by 72 percent. Read More »

Russian Federation says will first inform United Kingdom on retaliation, then wider public

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May had given Moscow until midnight Tuesday to explain whether the attack was directed by Russian authorities or whether the government had lost control of the nerve agent . The Times newspaper reported Thursday that Britain's MI5 believed Moscow was behind the poisoning. On Thursday, May paid a visit to Salisbury to "speak to people who responded to this bad incident that took place", she said, and thank those who were "continuing to work hard to investigate, to get to the bottom of ... Read More »

Recent Analysts Ratings AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AU)

Allianz Asset Management GmbH boosted its holdings in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) by 28.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Its main product is gold . The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0.9%. The organization has the market capitalization of $2.19B. Read More »

Longtime New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies at 88

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Slaughter's office announced earlier this week that Slaughter suffered a fall last week at her Washington, D.C. residence and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Slaughter served the Rochester area in Congress for 15 terms and planned a run for a 16 term this year. From the Monroe County Legislature, to the New York State Assembly to the Halls of Congress, Congresswoman Slaughter set an example of public service that put people first. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr.'s wife, Vanessa Trump, files for divorce

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According to multiple media reports, the former model filed for an uncontested divorce , meaning proceedings will not include a dispute over custody and assets. has emerged as a central figure in at least one focus point of the special counsel's investigation into Trump ties to Russia: A June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower involving a Russian lawyer and top campaign aides that, according to Trump Jr.'s emails, he accepted after being promised dirt on Hillary Clinton, Trump's Democratic rival. Read More »

8 injured in ski-lift crash in Georgia

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No serious injuries have been reported so far, but people were left visible "shaken and shocked", it has been reported . Emergency ski patrols were dispatched to the scene and a helicopter assisted in transporting the injured to hospital, Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs confirmed. Read More »

Nebraska basketball falls in first round of NIT

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Nebraska got within one point before Ado converted a three-point play and Stapleton made a 3-pointer to give the Bulldogs a 30-23 lead. "I think any time you have a team that thinks they're going to the NCAA (Tournament) and then doesn't make it, and then you get this seed in the NIT, initially. Read More »

Pro Publica retracts waterboarding claim about Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick Gina Haspel

Haspel, my fellow senators and I must have the complete picture of Ms. Haspel's involvement in the program in order to fully and fairly review her record and qualifications", Feinstein wrote in a Thursday letter to Pompeo and Haspel. Feinstein, who led the charge on a 2014 "torture report", appeared to respond well to the nomination when it was announced Tuesday. The story also claimed Haspel "mocked the prisoner's suffering in a private conversation", ProPublica reported. Read More »

Toohil, Miccarelli reach agreement during PFA hearing in Luzerne County

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Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne). She also says he's been physically intimidating her at the Capitol this year. The two were in a Wilkes-Barre court Thursday to determine if a temporary protection-from-abuse issued last week would be extended. She said she felt, as a public official, that it was her duty to come forward for the protection of other women. When asked about the allegations in the House complaint, Miccarelli said, "I look forward to vindicating myself one day at a time". Read More »

President Trump wants to create something called a military 'Space Force'

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Trump's fiscal 2019 budget calls for an 18.4 percent increase to $44.3 billion in procurement, research and development for space defense projects, according to an advance copy of a presentation prepared by Barnes. The report reviews the overall management of the Air Force's 465 programs of record. "We appreciate the president's and the vice president's leadership on space". Read More »

Seoul to propose high-level talks with N.Korea

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The security situation on the Korean Peninsula is also on the agenda. South Korea says it will propose to hold high-level talks with North Korea at the end of this month, in advance of a planned summit between the leaders of the two countries. Read More »

James D. Standen Sells 346 Shares of Compass Minerals International, Inc

Alps Advisors Inc who had been investing in Plains All American Pipeline L for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.72 billion market cap company. Loop Capital upgraded Best Buy Co., Inc. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was downgraded by Scotia Capital. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 8 by BMO Capital Markets. Read More »

The 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' Trailer Is Here!

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JWoww quips that she loves her children and that she "never let loose" but she does the opposite during their vacation, as she is seen going insane on the dance floor. Ronnie , 32, then adds: "We're older but I don't think many of us are wiser! ". One thing that we will say is a little bit different from past seasons is that it does feel as though Jersey Shore is acknowledging some of the lives of these people beyond just the show - take , for example, recognizing that The Situation ... Read More »

Wrong candidates, disenchanted workers ensured BJP's drubbing in UP bypolls

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Responding to the BJP's shock defeat in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls , Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath blamed it on the "unnatural" alliance of the Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) and the Samajwadi Party (SP). The BSP leader said the economy of the country has been damaged by wrong decisions of the Narendra Modi government like demonetisation. "BJP will win with a huge mandate", Patel says. Read More »

Court freezes infiltrator deportation plan

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Israel's top court on Thursday temporarily suspended a deportation plan of thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers following petitions by human rights groups. For now, deportation notices will not be issued to women, children, fathers of children, anyone recognized as a victim of slavery or human trafficking, and those who had requested asylum by the end of 2017 but have not received a response, Haaretz reported. Read More »

Neglect of OBCs-Dalits in party behind UP bypoll debacle: BJP leader

The alliance between bitter rivals-Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)-helped upstage the BJP . These results are the beginning of formation of a broadest possible alliance of opposition forces before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, senior political analyst and retired head of the political science department of the Lucknow University Dr Ramesh Dixit said. Read More »

USA sanctions Russian Federation over 2016 election meddling

The sanctions are the first use of the new powers that Congress passed past year to punish Moscow for meddling in an election that Trump won over Democrat Hillary Clinton. Zilberman . -Russian relations plunged again. The pressure to act intensified in the face of overwhelming evidence that the Russian state was involved in the nerve agent attack in Salisbury. Read More »

Shiv Sena mocks at BJP over Bihar, UP LS by-polls results

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But people in Gorakhpur were fed up of BJP and wanted a change in power. A similar setback was witnessed in Bihar's Araria Lok Sabha bypoll where the BJP candidate lost to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). "All this shows that the BJP is losing ground", it said. It is after a gap of more than two decades that the SP and BSP have come together to defeat the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, a template that could be retained in the next general election. Read More »

Two Killed In Training Tragedy

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AN Australian and a Cambodian have been killed in an explosion which also injured another Australian during a military training exercise in Cambodia. "The Cambodian trainer picked it up and it exploded", killing him and an Australian counterpart, the statement added. Read More »

Korean skiers banned for life after sex abuse claim

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Their exclusion from the association will also mean that they are banned from taking part in any worldwide and home competitions. The action comes amid a backlash against sexual assault in South Korea, inspired by the #MeToo movement. Kim Bo-reum, a South Korean speed-skater admitted herself to the hospital for mental health treatment after facing a plethora of criticism for shaming teammate in Winter Olympics. Read More »

Mnuchin Racked Up Nearly $1M Bill On Taxpayer-Funded Military Flights

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's military plane travel reportedly cost taxpayers almost $1 million. According to Washington watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), Mnuchin has frequently opted for using military aircraft for his travel instead of taking commercial planes, which would come at a much lower cost to the taxpayer. Read More »

Patrick Brown Says He Won't Be Running In Ontario Election

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Brown, who stepped down in January amid sexual misconduct allegations that he denies, says he gave the decision much thought. In a unanimous decision released minutes before the news on Brown, the party said the provincial nominations committee had also chose to reopen three nominations and "set aside" another. Read More »