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France's Macron: Syria strikes target 'regime chemical weapons capacity'

U.S. president Donald Trump has ordered targeted air strikes on the embattled state of Syria , after it emerged this week that the Syrian government most likely attacked the city of Douma with chemical weapons. May said "a significant body of information including intelligence" pointed to Syrian government responsibility for a suspected chemical attack last Saturday. Read More »

Suspect in CT double homicide found dead in Dutchess County

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A man wanted as a suspect in a double homicide in the Town of New Milford, Connecticut, was found dead inside a vehicle in Dutchess County. CBS 17 in Raleigh also reported that the people slain in CT were Katie Pladl, 20, Pladl's biological daughter, and her adoptive father. Read More »

State of Emergency in Oklahoma; Cattlemen Start Wildfire Relief Fund

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The fire that trapped the hunter began Thursday afternoon near Leedey, about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City and has burned about 82,000 acres (331 sq. And those fires are not likely to be contained in the next 24 hours, he said. Multiple fires continued to burn as of 10:30 a.m. on Friday and a new fire that ignited or reignited north of Woodward on US 270 quickly claimed priority when it threatened some homes near the area along North Canadian River, which runs ... Read More »

President Trump about Syria Strikes: Complete Transcript

Trump's announcement came hours after the White House announced that the United States had proof that the Syrian regime had carried out a chemical weapon attack. Although Trump reportedly advocated for a broad military strike that would punish Syria, and to an extent, its allies Russian Federation and Iran, he is believed to have been met with resistance from Mattis and other military officials, who feared the White House lacked a broad strategy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Read More »

Noting threat of missile strikes, airlines clear skies over Syria

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The U.S., France and Britain have been in extensive consultations about launching a military strike as early as the end of this week, U.S. officials have said . The attack killed dozens and injured up to 500 people. Russian Federation has warned the United States against carrying out a "military intervention on fabricated pretexts", and has accused the White Helmets civil defense organization in Syria of staging a fake chemical weapons attack in Douma. Read More »

Cynthia Nixon: Marijuana is "Effectively Legal" For White People

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The study focused specifically on Colorado - which legalized marijuana in 2012 - and used data from the state's 2014 and 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), a CDC-sponsored telephone survey of people ages 18 and older. "This is the state where I've been a vocal advocate for LGBTQ equality and for women's health and women's rights, including a woman's right to choose", she said. Read More »

Devon Energy (DVN) Receives Sector Outperform Rating from Scotia Howard Weill

Its shares touched $32.83 on during the last trading session after 2.70% change. Devon Energy Corporation has 9.89 million shares volume, 23.13% up from normal. 134 funds opened positions while 676 raised stakes. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $2.24 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.54 to $3.76. Read More »

Girl Scout troop comprised of homeless members holds 1st cookie sale

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Girls from the troop have been selling cookies in Kellogg's since Monday, and are running through until Saturday. The troop was founded previous year, and this will be their first time selling cookies. Troop 6000 has 300 members but has plans to expand to 500 girls a part of 15 shelters across the city. 'Traditionally, Girl Scouts builds community and consistency, it gives girls skills they'll need in their future, and it empowers young women, ' Burgess, the troop's leader, said. Read More »

Man On Trial For Death Of Pregnant Woman Accused Of Threatening Prosecutor

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He told her that he was working at a very senior position in a reputed media house in Mumbai. The victim held a small child in her arms as Hurley held her captive, police said. The next morning, however, unsure of what to do, Phipps' name came to mind and she called the woman, inviting her to the hospital to see her son. But according to the documents, "he felt it was a weird no". Read More »

CHP: Items belonging to missing family found along Eel River

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Searchers on the Eel River near Confusion Hill. Anxious acquaintances and relatives shared information online about the Thottapilly family, their smiling faces beaming out from missing persons posters. A piece of burgundy plastic, believed to be part of a side window, surfaced earlier this week, but the authorities were hesitant about saying whether it belonged to the family's Honda Pilot of the same color. Read More »

Iron Range Community Displays Support for Sexual Assault Victims

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Over 300 teal ribbons are placed around trees to honor local victims of sexual assault.Organizers hope the display brings awareness and understanding. Altogether, Deleon has a total of 11 years to serve plus seven years in suspended time and six years of post-release supervision. We're talking about a 70 percent increase and experts say it's a step in the right direction to help reduce the stigma around sexual assault. Read More »

SC/ST ruling led to damage and disharmony

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He also stressed that there was separation of powers between the legislature, the executive and the judiciary, which was "inviolable". Else, sources said, the government could just bring amendment strengthening the SC/ST Atrocities Act. The bench had asked the AG whether he can function if any unverified allegation is levelled against him under the Act or could any public servant work if such averments were made against him or her. Read More »

EM Police Department notes Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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With traffic fatalities on the rise in IL and across the country, the East Moline Police Department is committed to reducing easily preventable crashes caused by distractions such as texting or talking on a cellphone. That study was conducted between 2012 and 2016, before the state implemented its hands-free law in October 2017. According to research by the Oregon Department of Transportation , a distracted driver causes a crash every 2.5 hours - nearly 10 crashes a day. Read More »

Between Russia and Egypt restored flights

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A total of six flights per week are planned to Moscow. This resumption has come after prolonged negotiations. In February of the following year, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi admitted that the plane was brought down by terrorists seeking to damage the country's tourism industry and relations with Russian Federation. Read More »

Vessel Crash Leads to Mississippi River Oil Spill

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According to officials a Singapore-flagged vessel hit a pier and was reportedly leaking fuel into the river. There are no reports of injuries, and the potential scale of the pollution is still being determined. The Unified Command, consisting of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinators Office, Gallagher Marine, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and response personnel, are continuing cleanup efforts. Read More »

Summary of Earnings Forecasts: Callon Petroleum Company's (CPE)

Glenmede Trust Co. NA now owns 3,594,100 shares of the oil and natural gas company's stock valued at $43,667,000 after acquiring an additional 927,463 shares during the last quarter. Greatmark Investment Partners owns 70,881 shares or 3.59% of their United States portfolio. Pennsylvania-based Ajo L P has invested 0.59% in Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated ( NYSE :PEG). Read More »

Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC after payout report

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Until Friday, they both served as deputy national finance chairmen there. Steve Wynn, a casino magnate, resigned as its finance chairman earlier this year following allegations of sexual improprieties. Michael Cohen , the personal lawyer of President Donald Trump , reportedly used the same pseudonyms for Republican National Committee fundraiser Elliott Broidy and a Playboy Playmate in a settlement deal that he used for Trump and porn star Stormy Daniels in another non-disclosure agreement. Read More »

President Trump promises Sen. Gardner he supports legal marijuana in Colorado

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Republican Senator Cory Gardner began blocking the Trump administration's nominees for the Department of Justice after Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded protections for states with legalized marijuana. "Clearly, we've expressed our frustration with the delay with a lot of our nominees and feel that too often, senators hijack a nominee for a policy solution", Short said. Read More »

Russia Researched Use of Poisoned Door Handles, UK Says

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Russian Federation has denied everything over the Skripal case, including suggesting the United Kingdom may have carried out the attack. He reiterated Russia's dismay over the British government's refusal to allow Russian diplomats access to Skripal and his daughter Yulia, who was also poisoned, saying that from Moscow's point of view, the two Russian nationals appear to have been abducted by the British authorities. Read More »

Glitch causes delay for many schools in state testing

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Officials in the Minisink, Roscoe, Sullivan West and Washingtonville districts said the problems with the online English Language Arts test started just after 9 a.m. He noted state officials acknowledged delays Wednesday and allowed districts to delay testing. "I think it was more of a frustration point for the adults than it was for the kids", he said. Read More »

Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Manto to be premiered at Cannes Film Festival 2018

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Manto , starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui , has been selected for competition in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 . Das' biopic on Sadat HasanManto, one of the Subcontinent's most-powerful writers whose stories on Partition still have the same impact as they did when they were written, is on one of the most-awaited films of 2018 in India for its subject and its relevance to the present times. Read More »

Mkp Capital Management LLC Decreased Stake in Nordstrom INC (JWN)

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Nordstrom , Inc is a fashion specialty retailer in the United States. (NYSE:JWN) for 5,586 shs. BMO Capital Markets maintained Nordstrom , Inc. (NYSE:JWN) on Friday, August 14 with "Buy" rating . (NYSE:PLD) for 823 shares. The New York-based Evercore Wealth Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Nordstrom , Inc. Pinnacle Associate reported 5,357 shares stake. Read More »

Israeli security heads confer after Trump's threat to bomb Syria

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Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in response to Trump's threats that the U.S. should target "terrorists, rather than the legitimate government " in Syria . In the past, Mr. Trump has condemned others for forecasting military plans, repeatedly blistering President Barack Obama during the 2016 campaign. Read More »

$1.6 Billion Blockchain fund launched in China with the Government

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The new blockchain research institute is jointly funded through the Xiongan Global Blockchain Innovation Fund, which is an initial purse comprised of investments by the Yuhang District Government, the Future Science and Technology City Administrative Committee, and the Hangzhou Yanqi Investment Management Company. Read More »

PBF Energy (PBF) PT Raised to $35.00 at JPMorgan Chase

It has outperformed by 13.13% the S&P500. PBF Energy Inc .'s ( PBF ) witnessed a gain of 0.74% in recent trading period with closing price of $ 35.32. While looking at the Stock's Performance, PBF Energy Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 1.81%, where Monthly Performance is 9.06%, Quarterly performance is -3.42%, 6 Months performance is 31.84% and yearly performance percentage is 67.13%. Read More »

Gov. Abbott pledges to send 1400 troops to Texas-Mexico border

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In coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, 762 Texas National Guard troops have been deployed and are now stationed at the U.S. -Mexico border. States can decide to allocate additional National Guard troops as time goes on. Federal law, notably the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, sharply limits military involvement in civilian law enforcement, creating a supporting role for Guard members. Read More »

Items belonging to missing family found in river amid search for bodies

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Police acknowledged their automotive as a maroon or burgundy 2016 Honda Pilot with license plates 7MMX138. High water levels have thwarted search and rescue operations. The family didn't arrive for a scheduled stopover at a relative's house in San Jose April 6. The family was last heard from in the town of Klamath, Del Norte County, on April 5. Read More »

Man sentenced to life plus 37 years in shooting of deputy

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Lakeith Smith was convicted of killing his friend A'Donte Washington on Friday - however Washington was in fact killed by a police officer. The charge of sexual misconduct with a minor was dropped in the plea deal. District Attorney C.J. Robinson said: "We are very pleased with this sentence". Jennifer Holton, representing Smith told the court: "The officer shot A'Donte, not Lakeith Smith". Read More »

Federal Judge in LA Strikes Down Trump's Plan to Punish Sanctuary Cities

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District Judge Manuel Real created a nationwide precedent that prevents the Justice Department from tying local immigration enforcement policies to the Community Oriented Policing Services grant. The publication added that funding instead came from private donors and local public funds.The city cannot retroactively seek money, which the federal judge said could put them at a disadvantage in the future. Read More »

Haley: No One is Buying Russia's Lies and Cover-Ups

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Russia's foreign minister claimed the suspected attack was staged by a country with an anti-Russia agenda. At the same time, Haley said that the USA estimates that the Syrian government led by President Bashar Assad "has used chemical weapons in the Syrian war at least 50 times". Read More »

Maryland Man Found Dead in Jail Cell

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Fernando Asturizaga was considered a person of interest in the disappearance and murder of Alison Thresher, 45. Police said the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is investigating Asturizaga's death. Police said Alison Thresher had suspicions about an inappropriate relationship between the teacher and her daughter and confronted Asturizaga about them in the months before she went missing in May 2000. Read More »

READ: DOJ IG Releases Report On Ex-Deputy FBI Director McCabe

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President Trump, battling a never-ending storm of scandals, went after one of his favorite targets Friday, blasting ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as a liar and a thief. In his response to McCabe's firing, the president appeared to confirm this charge. "LIED! LIED!" Adding that McCabe was "totally controlled" by former FBI Director James Comey , he noted that "McCabe is Comey!" And McCabe misled other investigators in a similar fashion. Read More »