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Young girl dies after being hit by train in Waikato town

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Police are providing support to her family and the train driver at this time. KiwiRail said it was a tragedy and the driver was distressed. KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy said while it was too early to comment on the "specifics" of this latest incident, they are aware the Ngāruawāhia bridge is a black spot for train accidents. Read More »

Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy

Putin said Russia is "ready to take part in the investigation", although earlier on Sunday British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson accused the Russians of "smug sarcasm and denial" in response to the accusations. Maria Zakharova said a large number of ex-Soviet scientists had gone to live in the West, "taking with them the technologies that they were working on". Read More »

Putin easily wins re-election in Russian Federation

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But where the West sees an aggressive tyrant who has rattled the worldwide order - the extensive charge sheet includes interference in the US presidential election and ordering the use of a nerve agent on British soil - most Russians see a leader who has brought a sense of order to their country, and restored their sense of national pride. Read More »

Roma, Totti: "Barcelona must sweat to beat Roma"

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Roma legend, Francesco Totti has said that Barcelona will have to sweat to beat the I Giallorossi in the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League. "It's only natural that the lads can't wait to play that match but if we want to do well in the Champions League we first have to do well against Crotone and it's going to be hard". Read More »

Russia expels 23 UK diplomats in retaliatory move in spy row

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Those named by Moscow are forced to leave within a week. The Swedish and Czech foreign ministers and the Slovak foreign ministry all separately rejected the Russian claim. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov earlier said Vladimir Putin would ultimately choose the option that " most suits Moscow's interests". Peskov reiterated Russian denials of involvement in the attack on the Skripals. Read More »

Trump slams Mueller investigation, draws Republican ire

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Like Lindsey Graham, Flake believes Congress will protect Mueller against Trump, based on the rule of law. "As the speaker has always said, Mr. Mueller and his team should be able to do their job". Trump said, "As the House Intelligence Committee has concluded, there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump Campaign". Republican US Representative Trey Gowdy criticised Dowd in an interview with " Fox News Sunday ". Read More »

School officials, deputy wanted Cruz involuntarily committed

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There is no evidence to suggest the teen was ever taken into the care of mental health professionals, however, reports from AP suggest that if such action had been taken, Cruz may have been prevented from buying a firearm such as the AR-15 rifle that was used on the school shooting. Read More »

Youth leads Gonzaga past Ohio State

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The Bulldogs jumped out to a big early lead, withstood a second-half Ohio State charge and made the big plays down the stretch to earn a spot in the West Region semifinals against the Xavier-Florida State victor in Los Angeles. The Zags looked a little rusty in their opening 68-64 win over UNC-Greensboro. Second round, West Region; Boise, Idaho, Saturday, approximately 8:15 p.m. Read More »

Greens give their Question Time quota to National

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He hopes National will use the questions on his party as well. Mr Shaw says this does not signify any future "Teal Deal" between the Greens and the National Party. Political parties are each given a certain amount of time for questions and speeches. "The goal of Question Time primarily should be to hold the Government to account", he told Newshub. Read More »

Germany, France vow to unveil European Union reform plan in June

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The German minister said that progress needed to be made on completing banking union in the euro zone and consensus needed to be found on further integration steps.Scholz, a 59-year-old Social Democrat, is likely to stick to Germany's fiscal conservatism but may adopt a more conciliatory tone toward poorer euro zone countries such as Greece than his predecessor Wolfgang Schaeuble. Read More »

United Kingdom calls for urgent UN Security Council meeting over nerve attack

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Mr Corbyn said that Mrs May was right on Monday to identify two possibilities for the source of the nerve agent - either Russian Federation authorised the attack or had lost control of the Novichok substance. Mr Shah's statements are the furthest the White House has gone in placing responsibility on Russian Federation for the attack. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Read More »

(CMP) Shares Sold by Valley National Advisers Inc

Malaga Cove Capital Llc who had been investing in Compass Minerals Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.10 billion market cap company. (NYSE:CMP) shares were sold by Standen James D. Compass Minerals International , Inc (CMI) is a provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses; specialty plant nutrition minerals for the quality and yield of crops, and ... Read More »

Top officials scramble to make Trump-Kim summit a reality

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President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "We are hoping that if we can use our role and also our contacts, then we will put them to the best use". The presidential official said he expects working-level talks with the North to take place soon. "We know these consular cases are of great concern to the Americans, and when there are now gestures being made from both sides to defuse tensions, this is something North Korea can consider from its side", the unnamed source told ... Read More »

Vladimir Putin to lead Russia for another six years

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The major goal for Russian authorities is producing a big turnout that will hand Putin the legitimacy he craves and provide a convincing mandate for his fourth term. A 43-year-old mechanic said he questioned whether it was worth voting. But employees of state and private companies reported coming under pressure to vote, while students were threatened with problems in their exams or even expulsion if they did not take part, according to the opposition-leaning Novaya Gazeta newspaper. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Wins Election, According To Early Results

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Many voters credit Putin , a 65-year-old former KGB spy, with standing up for Russia's interests in a hostile outside world, even though the cost is confrontation with the West. HOSTILE RELATIONS Putin's bellicose language reached a crescendo before the election in a state-of-the-nation speech when he unveiled new nuclear weapons, saying they could hit nearly any point in the world and evade a USA -built missile shield. Read More »

'overwhelmingly likely' that Putin ordered spy nerve attack

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Mr Johnson said the Salisbury incident showed the Kremlin is "clearly willing to act without restraint" and fitted a pattern of "reckless behaviour" by Mr Putin. While Putin said at the time that "people should feel comfortable and secure" to buy special foreign-currency bonds under a capital amnesty plan, he's given no sign yet that business leaders who fled the country to escape prosecution will be forgiven. Read More »

Name every Manchester United player to score 25 goals in a season

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And I told him already, he was the first one that I spoke to individually in the dressing room, instead of being critical of him I was positive with him. Mourinho showed particular anger that his demand in training for a quicker and more incisive transition game had not been carried out in practice. "He played bad and every player can play bad, but to feel not comfortable to play, "please, mister take me from the pitch", I felt that". Read More »

More than 70 charged across 8 states for child exploitation

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Thirteen children were rescued during the massive operation involving 9 internet crimes against children task forces. The operation involved more than 200 law enforcement agencies with from investigators in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Read More »

Modi Govt has messed up the economy: Manmohan

She had also said the Modi government even attempted to destroy the Congress . We have to meet the challenges and seize the opportunities, ' Dr Singh said and hoped that the Congress party would provide a pathway for the future of the country. Read More »

Sen. Durbin Slams Clinton Comments as 'Wrong, Not Helpful'

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Clinton's original comments drew backlash from Democrats, among them Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin of IL, who told "Fox News Sunday" that the former secretary of state's remarks were "not helpful". And I hope now that we can get back to the real business before us: "Protecting our democracy and building a future we can all share". "That's why we are focusing on issues to address this concern they have about the economic insecurity that many working families face", Durbin said on Fox. Read More »

Month-Old Girl Abandoned in Manhattan Subway Station

A passerby found the baby girl in a stroller on the southbound platform for the 4, 5, and 6 trains at the 86th Street and Lexington Avenue station around 4:20 a.m. He said he only remembers waking up - miles away and without the child - at President Street in Brooklyn, a source said. A commuter noticed the unattended child at about 4.20 am Eastern, and alerted an MTA official, who called police. Read More »

Iran slams 'simple-minded' Saudi crown prince

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He was welcomed by Chief of Presidential Protocol Robert Borje, Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the Philippines Abdullah Bin Nasser Al Bussairy, Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año, Philippine Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Adnan Alonto, Office of Middle East and African Affairs (OMEAA) Hjaaycelyn Quintana, and Philippine Air Force Commanding General Galileo Gerard Kintanar, Jr. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Set To Win 4th Term With More Votes Than 2012

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Since first being elected president in 2000, Putin has stamped his total authority on the world's biggest country, muzzling opposition, putting television under state control and reasserting Moscow's standing overseas. Putin, seen casting his vote Sunday, is projected to have won almost 74% of the vote. "Those who said there would be fewer falsifications during these elections because Putin has already won over everyone have made a mistake". Read More »

One injured in St. Patrick's Day shooting at Beachwood Mall

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Investigators are working to determine the specifics and if the two incidents are related. The girl was was taken to a local hospital where she has since been treated and released, police said. The mall reamains on lockdown Saturday as of 5:20 p.m. Store employees pulled down the gates to their stores to keep people inside. Police anticipate the mall will be open Sunday. Read More »

AAP MLA says Khaira trying to split party, demands action

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While Arvind Kejriwal in his apology said the allegations against Bikram Majithia were "unfounded", his party MLAs said they will continue to raise the issue of drug and still believe Bikram Majithia was "involved" in the trade. "Anyhow, it rules out any split in the party in Punjab, as of now". On Saturday, the Punjab unit of the party discussed the option of forming a separate unit. Read More »

NSW maths teacher loses out on $1m prize

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Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and British Prime Minister Theresa May were among the first to congratulate her. She redesigned the school's curriculum "to resonate with an ethnically diverse student body" and learnt the basics of some of the 35 languages spoken at the school to communicate with parents and students. Read More »

United Kingdom says Russian Federation stockpiled nerve agent

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May said Britain would also freeze Russian state assets wherever there was evidence of a threat seen to strengthen its power to impose sanctions over human rights violations. "Make those conventions work so we rid the world of chemical and biological weapons". Mr Skripal, a former colonel in the GRU who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to British intelligence, and his daughter have been critically ill since March 4, when they were found unconscious on a bench. Read More »

AMBER Alert issued for toddler missing from El Paso County

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A 2-year-old Colorado boy who was reported missing after playing outside with his older sibling has died after being found with life-threatening injuries. Deputies have stated that they will release more information in the coming days, as they conduct interviews in an attempt to the bottom of the toddler's injuries and death. Read More »

Dead, 1 In Custody After Stabbing In Downtown Rochester

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Officers apprehended one man who was trying to flee the building through a back stairway. Authorities located two victims on the fourth floor of the building suffering from stab wounds. Johnson is now being held on two counts of second degree murder, officials said. No information has yet been released concerning the identities of the victims or the suspected killer. Read More »