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Israeli jets strike several Gaza targets

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The Jerusalem Post website said the suspected driver of the vehicle, who had escaped from the scene, was reportedly captured by Israeli security forces and was lightly injured. Israel occupied and subsequently annexed East Jerusalem in 1967 in a move that was not recognised by the global community. In August 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of Ramadan as the International Quds Day, calling on Muslims across the world to hold street rallies in protest to the long-standing ... Read More »

One lucky winning ticket wins the $455 million Powerball jackpot

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There were also two second-prize tickets sold, one in Texas worth $1 million, and one in SC valued at $2 million. The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292.2 million. The Texan ticket included an added-on Power Play, and won $2 million. Nineteen drawings have been held without a top prize victor since a New Hampshire woman captured a $559.7 million jackpot for the Jan, 6 drawing. Read More »

Czech foreign minister rejects Russia's nerve toxin origin claim

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And it said it had halted the activities of the British Council , Britain's worldwide organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. "In America and Europe, they are trying to make us bend over and kneel, but we're still standing", Sergei Babayev, a 55-year-old transport manager, told AFP in central Moscow shortly ahead of the vote. Read More »

Snow causes travel disruptions amid status orange snow-ice warning

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Dublin Bus are running but are expecting minor disruptions and advise customers to plan their journey in advance. Meanwhile, St Patrick's Festival events are being cancelled, there are reports of a "number of collisions" on the country's roads and flight and rail passengers are experiencing disruption as the east of the country experiences heavy snowfall. Read More »

Vladimir Putin heading for re-election as polls open in Russian Federation

Putin stressed: "I'm sure that the program which I suggest for the country is right". Medvedev has been voting at this ballot station at the presidential, parliamentary and local election for more than ten years. In Ukraine, security forces surrounded Russian facilities amid anger over the Ukrainian government's refusal to allow ordinary Russians to vote. Polls show that most Russians continue to see the annexation of Crimea as a major achievement despite subsequent Western sanctions. Read More »

Man arrested after auto drives into nightclub, injuring 13 people

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I heard the bouncers say there was someone outside who had run down some people. "It was manic but security were making sure we were okay getting everyone into the main hall and safe". Other footage showed police cars, fire engines and ambulances at the scene. But some guy wasn't let into the club or got kicked out so he drove his 4×4 into the tent we was all in. Read More »

Iranian Spokesman Calls Saudi Crown Prince 'Liar, Delusional'

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Bahram Qassemi made the comments on Thursday as Saudi Arabia's statements made headlines around the world. Saudi Arabia has a long-term goal of increasing the use of gas for domestic power generation, thus reducing oil-burning at home and freeing up more crude for export. Read More »

Britain's claim Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning 'unforgiveable'

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Russian Federation has announced that it is expelling 23 British diplomats in retaliation to Britain's expulsion of the same number of diplomats. In addition, the British Council in Russian Federation will be closed. The Washington Post called on the United States to join Great Britain is punishing Russian Federation for using a military grade nerve agent in an attempted assassination. Read More »

Macron Vows to Announce France's Measures Against Russia After Skripal Poisoning

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Speaking to French radio Europe 1, Chief-of-Staff Gen. Francois Lecointre said: "President Macron would not have made this type of statement if he did not know that we have the means". But during a long period of political uncertainty in Berlin, Mr. Macron's plans have stagnated. In January, when they last met for formal discussions on the eurozone and Ms Merkel was still negotiating over a coalition, the pair said they hoped to present their plans to member states at an European Union ... Read More »

Bill Hader & Fred Armisen Reunite on 'SNL' Cold Open

McKinnon's character continues, "This is sneaky even for me". "I'm just a simple man who wanted to make things tough on immigrants", Sessions said. "It's just insane how one day you're the CEO of Exxon, a $50 billion company, and the next day you get fired by a guy who used to sell stakes in the mail!" 'Frankly, I can't believe I've lasted this long, ' Session added. Read More »

Philippine President Duterte urges other nations to quit ICC

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In a statement, Lagman, head of the Magnificent Seven opposition bloc, said Roque has demeaned his position "by justifying President Duterte's improvident decision" for the government to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the ICC. On Thursday the Philippines said in a letter to the United Nations , which oversaw negotiations in founding the court, that it was pulling out of the Rome Statute. Read More »

PM Abbasi meets US Vice President Pence to discuss Afghan peace process

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In meeting held at the VP's residence, Mike Pence told the Prime Minister of Pakistan about the USA fears and threats regarding the situation in Afghanistan. Like their boss, the United States lawmakers also focused on the current situation in Afghanistan and expressed "their concern about China's growing influence in Pakistan", said highly-placed sources. Read More »

Overconfidence did us in, says Yogi Adityanath

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He said the understanding between the SP and the BSP was for their survival and it proved that the BJP is and will remain the only dominant political force in the state. It had won 71 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP in 2014, representing more than 25% of the total Lok Sabha seats won by the BJP in 2014. "We are willing to take up discussion on the issue but the House is not in order. Read More »

EU Powers Exploring New, Non-Nuclear Sanctions On Iran

The Iranian diplomatic team visiting Vienna for regular talks on the implementation of the nuclear deal (JCPOA) has said diplomats from Iran and the USA were likely to hold mutual talks on Friday on the global nuclear agreement, an source close to the Iranian diplomatic team said on Friday. Read More »

Jay Weatherill resigns as party leader following Labor loss in SA election

Neither did the proposal appear to have an impact on the by-election in the Melbourne seat of Batman, which Labor unexpectedly held against the Greens. Marshall said South Australians could expect a cut to their emergency services levy bill from 1 July but would not say which of his policies would be implemented first. Read More »

May responds to Russia's expulsion of United Kingdom diplomats

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The Russian Foreign Ministry ordered the 23 diplomats to leave within a week. The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador, Mr Laurie Bristow, to a meeting yesterday morning in central Moscow at its Stalin-era headquarters, during which he was informed of the retaliatory measures. Read More »

Nerve agent attack: Russia expels 23 UK diplomats

Former Russian spy who became a double agent for Britain, Sergei V. Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, remain critically ill in hospital, after they were found unconscious on a bench in the Wiltshire city. " Russia's response doesn't change the facts of the matter", said May. The first use of a nerve agent on European soil since World War II is a direct challenge to the Western alliance, days before elections are nearly certain to give Vladimir Putin a fourth term as Russia's ... Read More »

Russian Federation responsible for attack on ex-spy: May

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The March 4 attack in the English city of Salisbury left ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in critical condition. Relations between London and Moscow have crashed to a post-Cold War low over the attack, the first known offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since World War Two. Read More »

Thousands of Syrians take to the roads as battles rage on

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Further north, Turkish-led forces are preparing to attack the city of Afrin, where the United Nations says 48,000 people have been displaced. On the edge of Ghouta, a sprawling semi-rural area within mortar range of central Damascus, hundreds of civilians were still streaming out of destroyed towns, carrying scant belongings in bags and bundles. Read More »

Russia To Expel 23 British Diplomats In Retaliation

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The Russian statement said the government could take further measures if Britain makes any more "unfriendly" moves. The Foreign Ministry said it would also order an end to all activities of the British Council, Britain's global organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities, and warned London that "if any further unfriendly actions are taken against Russia , the Russian side reserves the right to take other retaliatory measures". Read More »

1 person dead in shooting at Southern California mall, authorities say

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The divorced couple have children, who have been found safe, said Buschow, adding that initial indications show the shooting was a murder and attempted suicide. The shooter is now at the hospital in critical condition, he said. One person has been killed and a second injured after reports of gunfire at a Thousand Oaks mall Saturday afternoon. Read More »

President advises lawyers to be 'voice for voiceless'

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President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to deliver the third foundation day lecture at the National Law University, Cuttack . While litigation in courtroom remains at the core of legal practice, a law graduate today finds many avenues open that were not available to previous generations says President Ram Nath Kovind. Read More »

Heavy firing at LoC by Pakistan, five civilians killed in Poonch

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Mohd. Ramzan, his wife and their three sons were killed in the firing after a Pakistani shell fell on their house. The two injured were his daughters, who are said to be treated at a hospital. He said there have been 2,474 ceasefire violations since this government came to power in 2014. India and Pakistan signed a ceasefire agreement in November 2003, which both countries have violated several times, especially when the political relationship between the two nuclear neighbors deteriorates. Read More »

UK: Spy case was attack on global values

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Russia's Foreign Ministry also revoked the permit for the British consulate to operate in Saint Petersburg . The latest move by the Russian foreign ministry is in retaliation for the expulsion of the same number of Russian diplomats in Britain in the past few days. Read More »

ESPN Releases New Final 4 Prediction After Last Night's Shocking Loss

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No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 6 Florida plus-2 vs. No. 1 Xavier vs. No. 10 Oklahoma, No. 8 Virginia Tech vs. As the only double-digit seeds to pull outright upsets on the initial full day of the NCAA Tournament , Buffalo and Loyola-Chicago could become the always-celebrated Sweet 16 party crashers with another victory today. Read More »

Feinstein, Pelosi Urge Trump To Pressure Putin To Extradite Indicted Russians

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While Trump has frequently called the Russian Federation probe a "witch hunt", the new sanctions appear to affirm Mueller's investigative strategy. Russian Federation denies interfering in the election. "We were able to identify where they were located within those business systems and remove them from those business systems", the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Read More »