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Divided UN fails to agree on response to Syria chemical weapons use

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As the showdown between Russia and the United States got underway, Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia accused the United States of "planting this resolution" as a "pretext" to justify action against Syria. A second defeated Moscow-drafted resolution would have offered backing for the fact-finding mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to Syria, but would not identify the perpetrators of attacks. Read More »

Man found guilty in deadly elevator stabbing of kids

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Hubert leaving and arriving from a homeless shelter on the day of murder, and a map of the scene on Schenck and Jamaica avenues. St. Hubert's lawyer said his client was framed and called the surviving victim and witness "a pathological liar". Read More »

Trump sought Robert Mueller's ouster in December

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Trump has considered ordering Mueller fired at other points in the previous year. Sen. Mike Rounds said moving on one of the bills that would limit Trump's ability to fire Mueller would just raise tensions at a time when they are already high. Read More »

Prep track: East Linn boys, girls win at Junction City

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Gregory's speedy legs allowed him to race past the competition in the 400 meter dash, procuring a first place finish with a time of 1:03.30. 300-meter hurdles: Berghaus, 1:01.05, second; and Heinefield, 1:04.0, fifth. The BMS eighth grade Panther track and field team competed well against the strong field of teams at the District 15-4A Middle School Track and Field Meet, placing as the sixth place team with a team total of 38 points. Read More »

Russian Federation vetoes Security Council draft to probe Syrian chemical attack

Russian Federation on Tuesday vetoed a USA -drafted U.N. Security Council resolution that would have created a new inquiry to ascertain blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, APA reports quoting Reuters. Russian Federation and the United States tangled at the UN Security Council over Syria as they blocked attempts by each other to set up global investigations into chemical weapons attacks in the war-ravaged country. Read More »

Tiger Shroff's Student of the Year 2 will have two leading ladies?

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He said, "The student journey begins again!" He was earlier quoted as saying, "I don't have much action in the film ( Student of the Year 2)". Listening to a well narrated book is an incredible experience. @ iTIGERSHROFF #StudentOfTheYear2 directed by @punitdmalhotra @foxstarhindi @DharmaMovies @apoorvamehta18". #SOTY2! The announcement of the final cast on Wednesday the 11th! Are The Lucky Girls Ananya Panday And Tara Suturia? Grapevines are buzzing with the rumours that Chunky ... Read More »

HDFC hikes home loan rates by 5-20 basis points

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Bond yields have crashed sharply in the new fiscal, raising hopes that the increase in interest rates have been stayed. For an amount in the range of 30 to 75 lakh, 8.55 per cent is offered for women borrowers and 8.60 per cent for others. Read More »

Your role in preventing child abuse

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Call Prevent Child Abuse Vermont's Help Line at 1-800-CHILDREN (800-244-5373) to discuss concerns about a child and call the Vermont Department for Children and Families to report a suspicion of child abuse or neglect. Anyone who would like to learn more about abuse and what to do if abuse is suspected should contact DSS. The GFWC Texas Clubs Woman's Club of Aransas Pass has created its annual "pinwheels garden" to raise awareness about the fight against child abuse. Read More »

Teacher Retirement System of Texas Purchases Shares of 30724 Chegg (NYSE:CHGG)

However the company's price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 1.87. About 952,996 shares traded. Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $0.09 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 11 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $0.1 and low estimates of $0.08, however Chegg Inc ( NYSE : CHGG ) reported $0.06 earnings per share for the same quarter previous year. Read More »

More Albanians acquire Greek citizenship

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Eurostat said that in 2016, about 995 000 people acquired citizenship of a member state of the European Union, up from 841 000 in 2015 and 889 000 in 2014. Out of the 66 people, Britain granted citizenship to 43, followed by Germany with 13, France, the Netherlands and Estonia with two each, and Austria with one. Read More »

Chemical weapons watchdog investigates incident in Douma

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The global chemical weapons watchdog was trying to determine on Monday whether dozens of people were gassed to death in an attack outside the Syrian capital Damascus. "The team is preparing to deploy to Syria shortly". The FFM is required to study available information relating to allegations of use of chemical weapons in Syria, including information provided by the Syrian Arab Republic and others. Read More »

President cancels trip to Latin America

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Trump gave Rubio a heads up before Tuesday's announcement about the weekend summit. Peruvian President and summit host Martin Vizcarra told reporters in Lima he regretted Mr. When speaking on Monday, Trump stated that "nothing is off the table", in dealing with Syria following the chemical attack . In a brief statement, Sarah Huckabee Sanders , the White House press secretary, said the President would stay in the USA and oversee America's response to a suspected and deadly chemical ... Read More »

Syria air base attack: 14 killed, including Iranian forces

Fars news agency reported that three "defenders of the holy shrine", who had been dispatched from Tabriz, Ahwaz and Qom, were martyred in Israeli aircraft attack on Syria's T-4 airfield in Homs province. "The Israeli aggression on the T-4 airport was carried out with F-15 planes that fired several missiles from above Lebanese land", SANA quoted the source as saying, adding that eight missiles were shot down. Read More »

Mueller Probes $150K Payment To Trump From Ukrainian Jewish Billionaire

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The special counsel is also examining whether administration officials used their influence within the White House to benefit their personal finances. Victor Pinchuk, a Ukrainian steel magnate, paid the sum to the Donald J. Trump Foundation in September 2015 when Trump was vying for the Republican Party's nomination for president, according to the report . Read More »

Modi blasts opposition for 'dividing' the country, creating hurdles to development

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Swachhagrahis , or Ambassadors of Cleanliness, are often known as "foot soldiers", who motivate people in villages to implement the Community Approaches to Sanitation (CAS). Once completed, the four plants, along with 29 other ongoing projects in Bihar under the Namami Gange scheme, will ensure that no untreated sewage water from Patna flows into the Ganga, it said. Read More »

UN watchdog to probe Syria chemical attack

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump will not attend the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru or travel to Bogota, Colombia as planned. "Russia is being unpardonably threatened". "The tone with which this is being done is going beyond the threshold of what is acceptable, even during the Cold War". Read More »

Polaris Industries Inc (NYSE:PII) Q4 2017 Sentiment Report

It has outperformed by 23.89% the S&P500. Rbo & Co Llc acquired 5,038 shares as Philip Morris In (PM)'s stock declined 7.57%. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 27,005 shares of the company's stock worth $4,151,000 after buying an additional 14,550 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Russian whistleblower's inquest to continue

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Coroner Nicholas Hilliard QC has already heard from police how two post-mortem examinations failed to reveal a cause of death and found no signs of "third-party involvement or foul play". When asked if the debts were connected with criminal groups, Lipkin said via video from Moscow, "I'm not aware of that". But, in a letter read to the court, Mr Perepilichnyy's brother-in-law Rishat Ismagilov "strongly" disputed any allegations his sister's husband died in suspicious circumstances. Read More »

Stock display Low Beta value: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Express Scripts Hldg now has $38.12B valuation. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $67.88, down from yesterday's close by -1.88%. A total of 3,171,515 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 5.52M shares, while its relative volume stands at 0.57. Read More »

Syria invites global watchdog to probe chemical strike claims

The Department of Defense would not reveal whether the drones affected by Russia's jamming are crashing, citing operational security, but an unnamed official told NBC that it is having an "operational impact" on US military operations. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that as of Monday night, troops have been on a 72-hour alert and are fortifying their positions. Read More »

Wavering Stock: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

About 34,229 shares traded. MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE:MXL) has declined 13.30% since April 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.43% the S&P500. State Of Wisconsin Board holds 0.18% or 873,589 shares in its portfolio. Gamco Inc Et Al accumulated 0.01% or 11,200 shares. Lincoln Corporation reported 2,882 shares. Read More »

Russian Federation vetoes US-drafted Security Council resolution

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The subsequent vote garnered five votes in support of the resolution (Russia, China, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan and Bolivia), four votes against (the U.S., the UK, France and Poland) and six abstentions. Bolivia voted against the draft resolution, while China abstained. Prior to the vote, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said, "At a certain point, you're either for an independent and impartial investigation, or you're not". Read More »

Dismembered Naked Body of Woman Found in NYC Park

The father chased after the auto but couldn't catch it. Rodney Cole, her father, said he ran after the auto into traffic but the driver ran a red light and kept going. "I saw my daddy coming up, and I yelled out the window, 'Daddy, '" Malaiha said. Superintendent Yvette Hitch said, "I appreciate incidents of this nature can be concerning". Read More »

New, weakened president inaugurated in Armenia

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Sarkissian deems as very important the role of Russian Federation in the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. Sargsyan considers Russia's role in Karabakh peace process extremely important: "Negotiations have been held within the OSCE Minsk Group format and on the basis of the settlement principles and elements suggested by the co-chair-states Russian Federation, U.S. Read More »

Body found in Jasper County, believed to be Tennessee murder suspect

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Lawhorn is suspected of killing his mother and friend in Tennessee after confessing to the crimes in a Facebook post on Sunday. "He seemed to die instantly", the post reads. Allen says Casey Lawhorn notified authorities about the bodies before fleeing the state in a gold Ford Taurus. But the local sheriff's office said there was no evidence the suspect remained in the county or was hiding out in Cloudland Canyon, an isolated state park filled with deep, twisting canyons. Read More »

8 officers involved in Portland police shooting

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Though officers were informed that he had a weapon, it hasn't been determined if the suspect actually had a weapon at the time of the shooting. Many of them have said they refused to watch a video that surfaced online in the aftermath of the shooting that shows the moment police stormed the shelter and opened fire on Elifritz. Read More »

Trump to skip South America summit to focus on response to Syria

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Still, Monday's comments were made less than a week after Trump began publicly announcing plans for a full USA military withdrawal from Syria. As Western leaders considered next steps, President Trump canceled a trip to South America planned later in the week, in order to oversee the U.S. Read More »

Syria allies bear 'particular responsibility' for alleged chemical attack

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Saturday's suspected poison gas attack took place in the rebel-held town of Douma amid a resumed offensive by Syrian government forces, after the collapse of a truce. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons "made a preliminary analysis of the reports of the alleged use of chemical weapons immediately after they were issued", said director general Ahmet Uzumcu. Read More »

Dubai to launch digital vehicle number plates soon

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Would you take a ride in a pilotless sky taxi? The head of Dubai's Vehicle Licensing Department said the plates will alert police and ambulances if a auto is in an accident, and allows driver-to-driver communication about hazards in the road or other traffic conditions. Read More »

Syria Invites Chemical Arms Watchdog to Probe Alleged Attack

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Mikhail Bogdanov, Russian presidential envoy for the Middle East and Africa, told Russian news agencies on Tuesday that the Israeli ambassador to Moscow was asked to come to the Foreign Ministry "to talk" later in the day. Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria . "Is it not clear to all?" Amidst the claims and counterclaims about who did what, clearly independent investigation is crucial. Read More »