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Tornado drills scheduled Thursday

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Gov. Rick Snyder has declared April 8-14 as Michigans Severe Weather Awareness Week, and Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) are calling on Michigan residents to take action by participating in a voluntary statewide tornado drill, Wednesday at 1 p.m. Read More »

CPS students hold steady on Nation's Report Card

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This means black and Hispanic students continue to trail their white counterparts on the exam. Students from low-income households also performed below the national average, as did special-education students, though they posted significant gains in 2017 compared with two years earlier. Read More »

US Threatens Military Action Against Syria; Russia Warns Of 'Grave' Consequences

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The Trump administration said it intends to announce its response to the attack within 48 hours. A top White House aide, asked about the possibility of another US missile strike , said, "I wouldn't take anything off the table". The White House said later on Monday that Trump had spoken on the phone with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the attack in Syria. Syrian rescuers from the White Helmets documented 42 fatalities in Saturday's reported chemical attack but were impeded from ... Read More »

Iran's Rouhani warns Trump would regret withdrawing from nuclear deal

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Israel has struck targets inside Syria on multiple occasions throughout the country's seven-year war, including those linked to Iran and Hezbollah or to Assad's chemical weapons programme. Iran is focused on making sure JCPOA countries follow through on commitments to build a reactor for producing isotopes used in high-tech products for industries from health care to engineering, according to the documents. Read More »

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after explosive devices found near border

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He recently said he would take "legal, financial, and national" measures against Hamas , after his prime minister, Rami Hamdallah, survived an assassination attempt in Gaza . She was attending the Return March in Gaza with her mother, father, sister and two brothers on 30 March when her father was shot in the leg. Reham's father may now need to have his leg amputated. Read More »

Malta bus with tourists got in an accident: there are victims

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A German woman, 31, an Italian woman, 72, and a 35-year-old man whose nationality is unknown were also taken to the Mater Dei hospital for treatment. Addressing a press conference later in the evening, Health minister Chris Fearne said ambulances had made 17 trips to and from the accident site and that a total of 50 patients had required medical attention. Read More »

Pentagon Denies Claims Of US Missile Strikes In Syria

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Describing the images of civilians injured by chemical weapons as "horrific", Ryder said the military option is definitely something that the U.S.is looking at and that Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. US government sources said Washington's assessment of the Saturday attack was that chemical weapons were used. Russia, Iran and Syria all denied chemical weapons had been used, with the Kremlin warning that any military response from the West would be "absolutely unacceptable". Read More »

Snow to start Sunday, BIG warm-up on the way

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Sunglasses will be needed for our morning commutes. But after that, much warmer weather will spread over the entire eastern US from the Rockies to the Atlantic Coast, with temperatures warming into the 70s and even 80s from Chicago to Washington, D.C. Read More »

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of personal lawyer's office

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If that is the case, host Cavuto said , the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller "has veered off course". Victor Pinchuk, a wealthy Ukrainian businessman, made the hefty payment to the Donald J. "We'll see what happens", Trump said. "They" were carrying a warrant that a U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY had sought and a federal judge had approved; they were not burglars in the night. Read More »

Ex-UN Scribe, Ki-moon elected chairman of BFA

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Global attention is focused on what Xi will say about economic issues facing China at the forum, at a time when China and the United States have stepped up threats of a trade war, in a year marking the 40th anniversary of China opening to the world. Read More »

Tammy Duckworth is pregnant; will be 1st senator to give birth

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According to a report, before she gave birth , Tammy Duckworth was still working, weighing in on the scrutiny of Scott Pruitt , saying the EPA violated the law. She will stay in Washington, D.C. during her maternity leave to be available for Senate votes. Both daughters were conceived during in vitro fertilization. Read More »

Dead after small plane crashes at Arizona golf course

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The plane departed from Scottsdale Airport and crashed shortly at the TPC Scottsdale Champions Course, located just north of the airport, according to Scottsdale Police Department. This photo, taken in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow, shows an aerial view of Russian emergency vehicles arriving near to the site of an air crash, February 11, 2018. Read More »

Oil-Services Investors Unmoved by Latest US Sanctions on Russia

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Rusal said the sanctions "may result in technical defaults in relation to certain credit obligations". Steel miner Evraz ( EVRE.L ) was the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 on Monday, down 8 percent, while gold producer Polyus saw its 2023 dollar bond issue plumbing a record low. Read More »

JK: Pak violates ceasefire in Sunderbani sector

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Rifleman Jaki Sharma, 30, belonged to Village Sanhail, in Hiranagar tehsil of Kathua district and is survived by his wife, Rajni Devi. The fresh ceasefire violation comes four days after an army officer was injured when Pakistan Army violated ceasefire on Line of Control ( LoC ) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. Read More »

Vettel holds off charging Bottas in Bahrain

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Vettel's teammate Kimi Raikkonen broke a mechanic's leg in inadvertently leaving a pit stop early. The Kiwi had been handed a ten second penalty by the race stewards for causing a collision and now found himself circulating in 16th place ahead of the two Williams of Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin. Read More »

Trump sees trade deal with 'friend' Xi

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Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in a speech Tuesday that he would aim to "significantly lower" auto import tariffs , perhaps signaling a win for the Trump administration in its ongoing trade war with China. China's Foreign Ministry blamed the US for trade frictions and said negotiations were impossible under current conditions shortly after President Donald Trump boasted about his friendship with Xi Jinping. Read More »

18 killed, 14 injured as truck hits barricade on highway

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The truck, carrying construction labourers from Bijapur district in Karnataka , was going towards Pune when it met with the accident around 4.30 am in Satara , around 250 km from Mumbai , Superintendent of Police Sandeep Patil said. When the vehicle overturned, the equipment fell on the labourers. "Many of them died due to head injuries caused by the equipment", the SP added. The bodies have now been sent for autopsy and the identification process is under way. Read More »

Pentagon Says It's Not Conducting Missile Strikes

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Israel, which has purportedly carried out more than 100 strikes inside of Syria since 2012, has mostly targeted suspected weapons' convoys for the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, a close ally of the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Read More »

Newborn Left in LaPorte Co. "Baby Box"

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Chuck Kohler arrived at the station one minute after the alarm sounded. Coolspring Township is ecstatic that the parent utilized the baby box. Officials are not allowed to divulge the gender of the infant or other details, but they said the child appeared to be full-term and healthy. Read More »

Mannsville Family Loses Home in Fire

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A couple spotted the body floating in the surf on Saturday, and another bystander pulled it onto the beach and called the local fire department, who alerted the sheriff's office. Because the vehicle, driving at 90 miles per hour at the time of the March 26 crash, didn't leave behind skidmarks on the road, investigators have speculated that Jennifer Hart may have driven off the Pacific Coast Highway intentionally. Read More »

Iran's Rouhani warns United States not to back out of nuclear deal

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned that Washington "will regret it" if the United States violates a 2015 deal between Tehran and global powers to curb Iran's nuclear program. "We have made preparations for all the possible scenarios". There will be no problem for our technology and our people's lives. US President Donald Trump Trump has said he will not renew US waivers for sanctions on Iran when they next expire on May 12 unless European countries agree to strengthen the deal ... Read More »

OR becomes second state to enact net neutrality law

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It also stakes out the state's claim to a moderate approach, compared to others: Five weeks to the day before Brown, Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill in his state to directly regulate providers there. But any ISP implementing neutrality-unfriendly practices like "fast lanes" and throttling would be banned from doing any business with OR state agencies. Read More »

Lavrov: Turkey should bring Afrin under control of Damascus

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The United Nations Security Council will meet twice on Monday following rival requests by Russian Federation and the United States after a deadly chemical attack in Syria and a warning by U.S. Despite calls of restraint from Western capitals, Turkey went on with the invasion of the Kurdish zone that killed at least 200 civilians and displaced about 200,000 people from the area Erdogan has declared belongs to ethnic Arabs. Read More »

Pope tells Christians about 'only proper attitude' toward migrants

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Conservatives in the church, in particular a small group of US cardinals who have written about their concerns with Francis's 2016 apostolic exhortation that gestured toward a more forgiving stance on divorce and remarriage and other issues regarding families, will likely not be appeased by the new document. Read More »

Virtu Financial LLC Sells 6994 Shares of Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL)

Pfizer Inc Com now has $213.41 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.01% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $35.88. About 417,708 shares traded. Also, CAO Joseph R. Sicree sold 4,500 shares of Toll Brothers stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 8th. Toll Brothers Inc . The company's 50-day moving average price is $29.22 and its 200 day moving average price is $28.82. Read More »

General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) Q4 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Flossbach Von Storch Ag who had been investing in Apple for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $854.36 billion market cap company. GD stock traded down $5.48 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $215.74. Quantbot Techs LP reported 0.04% stake. Cowen & Co maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) on Wednesday, July 26 with "Buy" rating. Tctc Holding Ltd Liability holds 2,600 shares. Read More »

India's women's Table Tennis team clinches maiden gold at CWG

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As many as six players are in the top-100 of the men's world rankings and two in the women's standings. Not a lot of people are able to experience the Commonwealth Games , or a big crowd like this. Day 5 of the 2018 CWG began well for India with Pardeep Singh clinching Silver in the 105 kg category of weightlifting . A jump in weight class paid dividends as her combined effort of 222kg (100kg snatch and 122kg clean and jerk) helped her claim Gold. Read More »

Islamabad Summons US Ambassador Over Deadly Diplomatic Car Accident

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According to Dawn , the diplomat had tried to speed away after the accident, but he was stopped at a nearby checkpoint, where police tried to question him. Earlier on Sunday, the US Embassy in Pakistan extended its condolences to the family of the deceased motorcyclist, adding that the embassy officials were cooperating with the Pakistani authorities engaged in the incident investigation. Read More »