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One Dead, Hundreds Injured in Latest Hamas-Led Gaza Riots

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Israel destroyed the tunnel - which it said connected to several others within Gaza and could have been used for attacks - by filling it with material to make it inoperative. "The [Israeli Defense Forces] doesn't seek an escalation. We are protecting our boundaries", Conricus informed The Times of all Israel. In return, the reported proposal called for Hamas to pledge not to use its weapons against Israel for at least five years and would secure the border with Israel, on the basis of the ... Read More »

Syrian govt shot down missiles over its two airbases

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Some pro-regime websites reported that the missiles had targeted two strategic airbases: the Ad-Dumayr military airbase northeast of Damascus and the Shayrat military airbase in Homs. Meanwhile, Russia says it will help secure visit of worldwide chemical weapons inspectors to site of an alleged attack in Syria. Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov described it as a provocation and a very risky development. Read More »

Syrian TV: False alarm set off air defenses

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The OPCW was holding an emergency meeting in The Hague to discuss the suspected chemical attack in Douma . A child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma , near Damascus, Syria . Read More »

Twitter goes down in many parts of the world

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According to the website Down Detector that tracks a number of web services, the service started facing issues in India at 7:28 PM. The outage is being reported by users from several countries on the down detector website. We'll continue to provide updates until the outage has been resolved and Twitter has (hopefully) offered some kind of explanation. The Android app (44 percent) and website (33 percent) are the most affected. Read More »

Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

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The archaeologists excavated numerous necklaces, bracelets, rings, coins and a hammer on the island of Rügen near the village of Schaprode. Archaeologists said about 100 of the silver coins are probably from the reign of Harald Gormsson , better known as "Harald Bluetooth ", who lived in the 10th century and introduced Christianity to Denmark. Read More »

Bodies of Indian family missing in U.S. found

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Now that the vehicle has been recovered, the highway patrol will conduct a complete mechanical inspection as part of the accident investigation. Recovery efforts continued through the morning, until the vehicle was partially removed from the river about 6:30 p.m. Read More »

India offers soybean exports to China amid trade war with US

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China's March trade surplus with the USA fell to $15.32 billion, according to Reuters calculations based on official data, compared with $20.96 billion for February. Xi said in a speech to participating naval officers that the People's Liberation Army should persevere in the development of its marine forces, build modern systems of maritime combat and improve its capacity in diversified military missions. Read More »

Schneider in Devils goal; Johansson returns

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The Devils and Lightning both went into the first intermission scoreless, which set the opposite tone for how the game would finish. The Devils know a series does not begin until a team loses on home ice, now it is New Jersey's time to hold serve. Read More »

Major development in Prabhas's 'Saaho'-All you need to know

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Speaking about the potential of the partnership to the Times of India , a daily, T-Series' head Bhushan Kumar said, "The universality of Saaho is what appealed to me". The film is written and directed by Sujeeth and is slated to hit the theaters next year. Prabhas has become a sensation in the entire country and the audience in the North have discovered a new star after the enormous success of Baahubali . Read More »

Nikki Haley: US Will Announce New Russian Sanctions Monday

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Russian media reports claimed police said the apartment was locked from the inside, indicating no one else had entered or left the property. And just remember that Russian Federation says that, you know, the - Bashar al-Assad's government gave up these weapons, these chemical weapons , back in 2013 when he - when Putin brokered a deal with the Obama administration. Read More »

Sun, Rain and Snow; Three Days of Weather!

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Not to mention, the icing that occurred in the highest elevations of the Poconos over the last two days. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. It will be cold enough that some areas across the Poconos, Schuylkill County, and northwestern New Jersey could see a snow shower, but very little if any snow accumulation is expected. Read More »

Australian missionary of Sisters of Sion arrested in Philippines

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Cesar Santos, head of the legal division, said in his recommendation that it is improper for Fox to be a subject of an inquest proceedings as she was not caught in the act of violating any immigration laws. Sister Patricia Fox was taken from her house and brought to the immigration bureau in Manila , said Renato Reyes, secretary-general of the leftist Bayan (Nation) movement. Read More »

Korean Air says it will take 'proper' steps regarding errant heiress

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Cho Hyun-min flew into a rage when a staffer at the ad agency was unable to answer her questions during a meeting last month. Korean Air Lines Co., said Monday that it will take "proper steps" to deal with an executive and daughter of the company's chairman for her latest alleged misbehavior after the results of the ongoing probe are released. Read More »

Syria celebrates over its claim it downed British, French, US missiles

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She will say: "Let me be absolutely clear: we have acted because it is in our national interest to do so". "Ultimately, what Trump is doing with these deterrence exercises is influencing a very narrow bandwidth within the Syrian civil war, which is the use of chemical weapons", he said, pointing out chemical weapons attacks have killed an estimated 1,900 people in a war that has claimed half a million lives. Read More »

Allies seek Syria ceasefire as Putin warns of 'chaos'

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The US envoy to the OPCW , Kenneth D. Ward, said he was concerned that Russian Federation may have interfered with the site of the Douma attack. The OPCW will not seek to establish - and publicly announce - who was responsible for the attack. Read More »

PM Lee to attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London

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Global growth is fragile. Under consideration by leaders at this year's CHOGM are a Commonwealth Blue Charter on ocean governance, a Commonwealth connectivity agenda for trade and investment, a declaration on cybercrime and revised Commonwealth guidelines on election observation in member countries. Read More »

State mobilizes response to Kauai floods and landslides

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Emergency rescue crews have evacuated 152 people by helicopter, 121 by bus and others by water. Both Kauai and Honolulu firefighters, along with the Coast Guard, have been dispatched for rescue operations. Our first response team has also assessed the area and the major issue is the different rock falls and landslides all along from Wainiha - 6 or 7 of them. Read More »

Green Party calls for decriminalisation of cannabis in Ireland with new policy

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The lifting of a veil over taboos and criminality that covered the reality that we already knew was there and that made criminals out of decent people and sufferers out of medical patients. Advertising would be banned and adults could grow up to six plants for personal use. All over the world, more and more drug-aware citizens are subscribing to the belief that marijuana use should be treated as a public health issue , rather than a criminal issue. Read More »

S. Koreans may visit North again ahead of first summit in decade

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right) shakes hands with South delegation leader Chung Eui-yong in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency March 6, 2018. The festival is a biennial event held to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung, North Korea's founder and grandfather of the current leader. Read More »

Explosion targets Indian Embassy's field office in Biratnagar

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No staff was present inside the consulate building at the time of the blast. "A minor explosion took place along the rear boundary wall of the camp office of embassy of India at Biratnagar , Nepal at about 20:15 hours on April 16". Investigating officers suspected cadres of Netra Bikram Chand's Communist Party of Nepal to have caused the blast, reported The Kathmandu Post . The party had called a general strike in Biratnagar yesterday. Read More »

Tamil Nadu: Professor detained for 'luring' students, government orders high-powered inquiry

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When they were not game for it, she asked them not to reveal about the conversation to anybody. The Assistant Professor Nirmala Devi has been taken into custody by the police. "It is an autonomous college which will draft its own question paper and correct it". "We are still clueless about the details of charges", he said. But the lecturer, who has been suspended by the college after a preliminary inquiry, denied any sexual connotation and said she had given the advice "in the right spirit". Read More »

Vidor woman exposed her children, ages 3, 2, to meth

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On March 23, David Riess' business partner requested police to conduct a welfare check on him as he had not been seen for a couple of weeks. He said that she loved to gamble and loved casinos. "My cousin went out helping the world", Daniele Jeffreys, Hutchinson's cousin, said. But authorities said Riess had an ulterior motive - planning all along to steal Hutchinson's identity because the two women looked so similar. Read More »

Gain Capital Holdings Inc (GCAP) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

The company had revenue of $69.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $72.89 million. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Liability accumulated 10,503 shares. As per Friday, March 9, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Gain Capital Holdings ( GCAP ) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 171.47. Read More »

Western lowland gorilla born at National Zoo

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The newborn's name, Moke [pronounced mo-KEY], means "junior" or "little one" in the Lingala language. Zookeepers have observed Calaya nursing the infant are "cautiously optimistic" that Moke will do well in her care. The Great Ape House is closed to give Calaya quiet time to bond with her baby. However, Calaya and Moke will be on exhibit to the public if Moke continues to thrive. Read More »

Russian journalist Maxim Borodin dies after mysterious fall

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In another report, local authorities said they were not treating the death as suspicious. Friend Vyacheslav Bashkov, described Mr Borodin as a "principled, honest journalist" and said he had called him at five in the morning last week to claim there was "someone with a weapon on his balcony and people in camouflage and masks on the staircase landing". Read More »

It is 'Back-to-School' for Most Oklahoma Kids

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About 150 teachers will be at the State Capitol Building rallying for more funding for public schools . Earlier this month, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that raises teachers' salaries by an average of $6,100. The sad state of the education sector doesn't affect the rich. Teachers in other states saw what could be gained by protesting a system that hurt them and were emboldened to fight for student necessities and fair wages and benefits. Read More »

Missiles shot down over Syria airbases

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Raw video: Department of Defense releases footage of Tomahawk missiles fired from the USS Higgins toward targets in Syria on April 14th. The Syrian air defenses intercepted all the missiles, said the reports, adding that the source of the missile strike was not yet known. Read More »

USA rescue team recovers bodies of missing Indian, daughter

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Sandeep Thottapilly, 41, vice president of the Union Bank on Santa Clarita, and his wife Soumya Thottapilly, 38, were on a road trip along with their two kids - Siddhanth, 12 and Saachi, 9 - in a maroon Honda Pilot from Portland, Oregon to San Jose in Southern California, during which they went missing on April 5. Read More »

MURDER investigation launched after STABBING in Forest Gate, London

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Police were called to the scene on Head Street at 3.18pm today and found a 17-year-old male suffering from multiple wounds. A 26-year-old man died in hospital after being attacked in Colindale, while a woman in her 30s died on the spot after she was stabbed in Brixton on Sunday, the BBC reported on Monday. Read More »

For France's Macron, Syria red lines were credibility test

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After a first phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump that night, a series of painstaking daily meetings with defense and foreign affairs officials took place to check the authenticity of images and information coming from Syria. "You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!" The White House, however, pushed back on the reports. The US now has about 2,000 personnel in Eastern Syria, says the BBC , "supporting an alliance of Kurdish and Arab ... Read More »

Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

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Syria agreed to give up its chemical weapons arsenal in 2013 and submit to OPCW inspections. There is also the risk that evidence may have been removed from the site, which lies in an area of the town that has been controlled by Russian military police and Syrian forces for the past week. Read More »