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Nikki Haley: Syrian Refugees Are Not Interested In Coming To The US

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The sanctions are the latest effort by the United States to punish the Assad regime and its allies for a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians two weeks ago. "As a military spouse, I know that "mission accomplished" means you have one task now in front of you, and when it's completed, it is mission accomplished", Ms. Read More »

Texas Tech baseball moves into top 5 of Baseball America rankings

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After a scoreless first inning, Schattle put Texas ahead in the second with a two-run homer into left center. The Red Raiders now sit at 29-8 and 8-4 in the Big 12, which is good for fourth in the conference standings behind Oklahoma , Oklahoma State and Texas , but are third in the country in the all-important RPI metric . Read More »

READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes

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Theresa May is prepared to take action against the Assad regime in Syria without first seeking parliamentary consent, sources have told the BBC . The British, US and French bombings on Saturday followed an alleged chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town of Douma on April 7. Read More »

Deadline to register to vote in primary is today

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But concerns remain over how the Taliban will react to October's legislative elections. Mohammad Hussein, a 54-year-old shopkeeper, said he wanted to vote for a candidate "able to bring about change in this country". Michael Kerrigan, USI president, said the group hoped to replicate its success in the volume of students it registered to vote ahead of the marriage equality referendum. Read More »

More Dorset children get their first choice primary school

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Yes, a marriage hall known as Ambedkar Bhavan located in the densely populated area of Jehangirabad, MP turns into the P S Ravidas School in the day for these kids as per the Times of India reports. She has a son who goes to school in Thorburn so she drives my three along with him. Since I am Mrs. Saylor's helper and in an art class, I get to see her twice a day. Read More »

Desiree Linden First American To Win Boston Marathon Since 1985

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Linden, a two-time Olympian and 2011 Boston runner-up pulled away at the end of Heartbreak Hill to win in 2 hours, 39 minutes, 54 seconds. McFadden had won the women's wheelchair division four years in a row leading up to last year's race and claims her fifth win with this year's victory, finishing with an unofficial time of 2:04:39. Read More »

Body of father, daughter found in SUV that went into California river

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The Thottapilly family were on a spring break road trip from Portland to San Jose when they lost contact with relatives on Thursday, April 5. Greg Van Patten said that rescue searchers looking for a vehicle seen going into the Eel River last week, which matched the description for the Thottapilly family auto, when they came upon a body. Read More »

Binghamton University stabbing: Police identify dead freshman

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According to official entries on the Binghamton University Facebook page , a freshman is dead as a result of a stabbing at a dorm on campus April 15. In an emergency, call 911. Police from multiple agencies investigating the stabbing interviewed "numerous people" throughout the night, according to the university. Read More »

Owaisi's AIMIM not to contest Karnataka polls, will support JDS

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The JD (S) already has a pre-poll alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and has the support of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS). Mr. Owaisi had earlier said that "people of the country are fed up with BJP governance and Congress is not a viable option, neither it can become one". Read More »

Video shows police officer being body slammed in Surfers Paradise

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Link said the man denied shooting anything. A Sarasota man was arrested after stealing a vehicle with a victim's 9-year-old child in the back seat. He said they then refused to leave. She identified herself as a friend of the man they were meeting with. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement responded, and upon receipt of a search warrant, assisted Crestview Police in investigating the scene of the shooting. Read More »

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

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Hank Idsinga said Monday. Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. The 66-year-old landscaper is now facing seven first-degree murder charges for allegedly killing Andrew Kinsman, 49; Selim Esen, 44; Majeed Kayhan, 59; Soroush Mahmudi, 50; Dean Lisowick, 47; Skandaraj "Skanda" Navaratnam, 40, and Abdulbasir Faizi, 42. Read More »

USA to announce new economic sanctions on Russian Federation

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The United States will impose new economic sanctions against Russian Federation on Monday over its continuing support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. Senior members of the lower house of parliament have said they are considering legislation to give the Kremlin powers to ban or restrict a list of US imports. Read More »

Syria's chemical weapons won't be ignored, says Johnson

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They have been tasked with investigating the site of the alleged April 7 attack in the town of Douma, just east of the capital Damascus, which Western powers said involved chlorine and sarin and killed dozens. Syria has lived through a seven-year civil war that has killed at least half a million people and created an worldwide refugee crisis. "The objective of our military action was specifically the prevention of further use of chemical weapons in order to alleviate humanitarian suffering. Read More »

Police Responding to 'Ongoing Situation' at Lee Correctional Institution

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Just before midnight, police services from the corrections department joined SLED agents to gain control of the "ongoing situation" at the prison in Bishopville. In 2013, Michael McCall, then the warden at Lee, said it was the most unsafe prison in SC. The department said that seven inmates were killed and that 17 had injuries requiring outside medical help after multiple fights broke out around 7:15 p.m. Read More »

BJP accuses Congress of coining 'Hindu terror' tag, demands apology

Once busy in Congress party activities, he is now spending more time on movie shoots and it is his brother Pawan Kalyan, who founded and heads the Jana Sena Party, who is engaged in full-time politics. He however offered his fullest cooperation to any candidate the party selected. Congress is keen to improve its tally in these seats. Youths were given preference. Read More »

Russian Federation starts blocking Telegram messenger - regulator

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The watchdog, Roskomnadzor , in a statement posted on its website, said that it had sent telecoms operators notification about blocking access to the service. The media regulator sought to block the app because the firm had refused to hand over encryption keys used to scramble messages. After the court verdict was announced, they said the planned to file an appeal. Read More »

Sargsyan nominated for PM despite protests

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On Monday morning, opposition head of Armenia's Civil Contract Party member and National Assembly (NA) "Way Out" Faction, Nikol Pashinyan and his supporters have blocked Baghramyan Avenue in Yerevan. As of 16:20 Yerevan time, the protesters are still in the radio building. The latter require that they do not restrict the right to movement of citizens. Read More »

Seven inmates killed in riot at maximum-security prison

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Monday. Mr Taillon said multiple fights broke out between inmates at 7.15pm on Sunday. The South Carolina Department of Corrections tweeted that it involved multiple inmate-on-inmate altercations in three housing units. Department of Corrections announced early Monday morning. Some local media outlets reported the local coroner had been called to the scene. In 2015, two officers were stabbed in a fight. Read More »

Hemant Brijwasi wins Rising Star 2

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Hemant beat Rohanpreet Singh, Vishnumaya Ramesh and Zaid Ali to take home a shiny trophy and a lumsome prize money. Hemant Brijwasi was announced the victor, while Rohanpreet Singh became the runner up. Meanwhile, the last round saw Rohanpreet taking to the stage as he got 78 per cent votes after singing Khuda Jaane from Bachna Ae Haseeno. Next contestant Vishnumaya sang a romantic number Bairi Piya from Devdas and as a 3 finalist received 88 percent of votes after Hemant Brijwasi and ... Read More »

IMD forecasts a normal monsoon in 2018

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Probability of normal to excess rains is 56% and that of below normal and deficit rain is 44%. Skymet said the monsoon this year could be 100 percent of the long period average (LPA) with a model error of plus and minus 5 percent. The IMD, meanwhile, said it would be able to forecast a clearer picture of the Monsoon, which normally extends from June 1 to September 30, only in June. Read More »

Climate protest lawyer sets himself on fire

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Buckel wrote that pollution was ravaging the planet and hoped his death would serve as a symbol. Buckel famously served as lead attorney in a lawsuit involving transgender murder victim Brandon Teena , who was raped and then killed in 1993. Read More »

IMO agrees strategy for cutting carbon dioxide emissions in shipping

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More specifically, under the identified "levels of ambition", the initial strategy envisages for the first time a reduction in total GHG emissions from worldwide shipping which, it says, should peak as soon as possible and to reduce the total annual GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008, while, at the same time, pursuing efforts towards phasing them out entirely. Read More »

Amethi: Pregnant woman gang-raped by taxi driver and 3 others

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She initially lived with her family in the same locality in Delhi's Sultanpuri, where the suspect live with his family. The husband of the woman found dead in a Sussex home on Friday has paid tribute to her, police has confirmed. "We are looking into this angle as well", said Tiwari. The victim alleged that she got a chance to escape and ran towards the highway where she met two unidentified men who allegedly assisted her to board a public utility jeepney (PUJ) towards the city proper. Read More »

46 shanties gutted in blaze at city's lone Rohingya camp, 200 displaced

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Residents lost ID cards and documents pertaining to their origin in Rakhine state of Myanmar. No casualties were reported. It took 11 fire tenders two hours to douse the flames, which devoured everything in the way. It added that the fire began at the back of the camp where the toilets are located. Police teams were sent to the camp to assist in firefighting operations. Read More »

Lavrov hints at punishing Europe with "massive wave of immigration" from Syria

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Russian lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov said on Saturday that Russia was likely to call for a meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss U.S., British and French air strikes on Syria, RIA news agency reported . "After that statement the U.S. and all other Western media should be aware of their responsibility for what has happened". Immediately after the attack, Russia's ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov issued a statement saying: "The worst apprehensions have come true". Read More »

Eurocontrol warns airlines of 'possible military action' in Syria

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Eurocontrol, the global organization working to achieve safe and seamless air traffic management across Europe, warned the air companies against possible risks of strikes in Syria over the course of the next 72 hours. The notification by Eurocontrol referred to an area wider than what is now controlled by Damascus but did not include the entire country. Extra.ie has contacted airlines including Aer Lingus for comment. Read More »

Remarks against Yogi Adityanath an emotional outburst: Dinesh Gundu Rao

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What kind of governance is this? State BJP President and Lingayat strongman BS Yeddyurappa called the remark disrespectful of a saint from the Nath community and demanded an apology from the Congress. Taking to Twitter, the BJP's leader said, "Dinesh Gundu Rao's choice of words to address Yogi Adityanath ji has appalled me". Utter disrespect to a CM and a revered Natha family saint. Read More »

BJP eroding Ambedkar's legacy: Congress

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On the occasion of 127th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the Congress accused the BJP of "eroding" his legacy. Javadekar also demanded an apology from senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad , noting that Bar Association of Jammu president B S Slahia, who had led the public protests against the police probe, was his poll agent in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Read More »

France says Syria's capacity to produce chemical weapons considerably weakened

Britain's defence ministry said in a statement that four British Tornado jets had fired Storm Shadow missiles at the Syrian base 15 miles (24 kilometres) west of Homs at 0100 GMT. "I have done so because I judge this action to be in Britain's national interest", she added. Britain has blamed Russian Federation for the poisoning - a charge vehemently denied by Moscow which has accused London of failing to come up with evidence for its claims. Read More »

Police say Woman who Drove SUV with Family off Cliff was Drunk

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Sandeep and Soumya Thottapilly - along with their children Siddhant, 12, and Saachi, 9 - had been driving from Portland, Oregon, to their home in Santa Clarita, California, north of Los Angeles, according to the San Jose Police Department. An autopsy will be conducted by early next week, the police said. They used an underwater probe to see if the vehicle or anything metallic could be located. Read More »

Four elephants killed by speeding train in Odisha

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Besides, some trains, including Tapaswini Express and Bokaro-Alleppey Express were stranded at Jharsuguda station. "They were also requested to follow guidelines including making continuous hooting along the stretch", he added. The service was restored only after forest officials reached the spot and removed the carcasses with the help of JCB machines. The elephants died on the spot and the engine was damaged. Read More »