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Skripals attacked with nerve agent "in liquid form", government department says

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Russian Federation has denied any role in the poisoning, pointing to the lack of evidence provided by London to substantiate its accusations, and sought samples of the chemical substance used. The poisoning has sparked a Cold War-style diplomatic crisis between Russian Federation and the West, including the expulsion of hundreds of diplomats from the two sides. Read More »

Jordan Peele alters Obama video to address fake news

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Peele and Buzzfeed wanted to raise digital awareness in an era when technology makes it increasingly easy to spread misinformation by manipulating audio and video. "It's a time where we need to rely on trusted news sources", Peele-as-Obama continued. The video was generated using After Effects, an off-the-shelf motion-graphics program, and Fakeapp - an artificial-intelligence video-editing program that has been used mainly for superimposing celebrities' faces onto porn scenes . Read More »

Midstate Congressman Charlie Dent to leave office next month

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Dent, who also served as chairman of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee for the House Appropriations Committee, had previously announced a year ago that he wouldn't seek re-election in the upcoming midterms. He had opposed a GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act - a move that reportedly led President Donald Trump to tell Dent he was "destroying the Republican Party". Read More »

Will Prince William be named King this week?

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In a heartfelt speech that included tributes to both his grandmother, the Queen, and his father, the Prince of Wales, Harry told a room of Commonwealth youth representatives that he would strive to "listen" to their concerns and ideas. In an announcement, Buckingham Palace said in excess of 60 percent of the Commonwealth's 2.4 billion individuals were younger than 30. British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesperson said on Monday that the leaders of 53 Commonwealth governments will ... Read More »

Corbyn refuses to be drawn on Syria

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Shortly afterwards, the government won a symbolic vote in parliament on the broader issue of whether it should consult lawmakers before taking military action. The 317 to 256 vote went against a call by opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to protest May's decision to launch strikes against Syria without first seeking approval. Read More »

New Reward Offered for Arrest of Lois Riess; New Surveillance Videos Released

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Riess was seen in surveillance video smiling and talking with the woman, Pamela Hutchinson , who police said she'd later kill so she could steal her identity. Riess is believed to be driving Hutchinson's vehicle, a white Acura TL, last seen with Florida license plate Y37-TAA. She is believed to be in the Corpus Christi, [Texas], area. Read More »

James Comey Says There's "Some Evidence" Donald Trump Obstructed Justice

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But more importantly, the President of the United States is calling for the imprisonment of a private citizen, as he's done for a whole lot of people who have criticized him. "It did nothing to quiet the Trump campaign from accusing the Federal Bureau of Investigation of bias & did everything to make Americans feel uneasy". Read More »

Sean Hannity blasts media

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After Colbert revealed the news to the audience, the camera cut to him lounging in an armchair, rubbing his own nipples and drinking a glass of red wine. He reappeared slouching in an armchair, drinking a glass of red wine, rubbing his stomach, seemingly experiencing pure bliss. Speaking on his Fox show last Monday, Hannity expressed similar sentiments, warning the raid represented a "dangerous phase" of Mueller's probe. Read More »

All BJP ministers asked to resign from Jammu & Kashmir cabinet

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The duo had attended a rally organised by the Hindu Ekta Manch, expressing solidarity with the accused arrested on charges of gangraping an eight-year-old migrant Muslim girl in Kathua, before bludgeoning her to death. Singh trained his guns on Mufti and demanded that she should resign, saying it was her "biggest failure" and if she has "wisdom and conscience", she should resign. Read More »

Spurs battle, but can't keep pace with Warriors in Game 2 loss

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Golden State rode Klay Thompson and an energetic third quarter to put away the Spurs 116-101 for a 2-0 series lead Monday. In the end, the Spurs didn't have enough firepower to defy the odds. Durant scored his 32 points on 10-of-19 shooting, including 3 of 9 from the three-point line, and added six rebounds and six assists. Thompson was particularly prolific from downtown as he drained five three-pointers on the night. Read More »

A Caution to Seniors: After Tax Day, Beware of Scams

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Returns this year are due by April 17, unless you file for an automatic six-month extension . If you can not pay what you owe before the deadline, you should consider getting help or filing an extension . The robo-voice on the scam call i picked up ended saying: "We would request you get back to us so that we can discuss matters of this case". National Parks: Although this deal isn't on Tuesday or specifically for Tax Day - it's still worth mentioning. Read More »

Outpouring of love for former First Lady Barbara Bush

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They visited the traditional sites - museums, ruins and cathedrals - but Barbara Bush also took the twins to a bar and bought them their first martini. The 36-year-old Bush Hager told the " Today " show cast that her grandmother is in "great spirits", adding, "She is the best grandma anybody could have ever had - or have". Read More »

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 28

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Drug Take Back Day is vital as many Americans are not aware that medicines left in one's home are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and community partners will give the public another opportunity to remove potentially risky pharmaceutical controlled substances from our nation's medicine cabinets. Read More »

114 pounds of marijuana seized in Lincoln

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During the traffic stop, the officer detected an odour of suspected cannabis marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Several large duffel bags contained raw marijuana in heat sealed bags. The deputy reported smelling marijuana in the auto, and a subsequent search turned up 114 pounds of pot and some cannabis edibles. The search also revealed two dextroamphetamine pills. Read More »

Greitens' Attorney: Hawley 'clearly compromised' Probe into Donor List

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And given the value of the list in question, Hawley said, the offense amounts to a felony. In a letter from Attorney Ed Dowd to Hawley's office, he says that's because Hawley has "predetermined the guilt of his own investigative target". Louis prosecutors met with officials from the attorney general's office on Monday, and are reviewing evidence. He's also facing felony invasion of privacy charges for taking a semi-nude photo of the woman without her consent. Read More »

Florida business claims citation for flying military flags

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The manager for the store claims Power was also rude to one of its customers, a veteran, telling him "you did nothing for our country". On Tuesday, the city of Jacksonville suspended Power. And that she responded, "Nothing". "Let them fly", Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry tweeted . He added that he "doesn't want anyone to lose their job". Read More »

Analysts See $0.53 EPS for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)

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About 632,795 shares traded. GT underperformed the S&P500 by 37.28%. In 2017Q4 SEC form is reported Seatown Holdings's holdings in Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co (GT) which was decreased by 45.47%. Since January 29, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $68,558 activity. About 1.57M shares traded. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2017 Q4. Read More »

Dr. J. Marion Sims statue to be removed from Central Park

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Mayor Bill de Blasio established the panel in August 2017 after violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the planned removal of a Robert E. But the decision to erect the statue again instead of removing it entirely drew the ire of some activists. "I recognize his contributions but it's sort of if Josef Mengele had contributions to the field of medicine, we wouldn't put a statue to him because of how he got that information", she said. Read More »

Sandy Hook parents sue Alex Jones for calling massacre a hoax

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One of the lawsuits was filed by Neil Heslin - the father of six-year-old Jesse Heslin who was killed at Sandy Hook . "The whole thing is a giant hoax". Jesse and Noah were among the 20 first-grade students gunned down inside the school in CT on December 14, 2012. Both suits charge that Jones defamed the parents by calling them "crisis actors" - and that his conspiracy theories over the 2012 shooting led to viewers sending them death threats , the paper reports. Read More »

USA recklessness in Syria

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In a statement released on Twitter, Russia's ambassador to the US said the country was being "threatened", and issued an ominous warning that reprisals could follow. "We did not coordinate targets". The war of words between the US and Russian Federation over Syria's use of chemical weapons against its own people has escalated. Read More »

South Koreans may visit North again ahead of first summit in decade

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According to Rhee Sang Hyong, the major challenge at the forthcoming meetings is a gap in the US' and North Korea's approaches to the problem of denuclearization. It was also a rapprochement with Xi, the leader of North Korea's most important ally and economic lifeline, who disapproved of Kim's nuclear tests. Read More »

Gorsuch Casts Deciding Vote on Immigration Case - It May Surprise You

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And in a blow to Donald Trump , the judge the president picked to join the court, Neil Gorsuch , who is known as an arch conservative, sided with the more liberal wing of the court in his decisive vote. As a result, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the INA's crime of violence provision was unconstitutionally vague because it was largely similar to the violent felony provision in the ACCA that the Supreme Court struck down in Johnson . Read More »

Real Madrid drama made Buffon 'feel alive'

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In a dramatic end to the match at the Bernabeu in Madrid on Wednesday, Juventus captain Buffon was sent off for confronting Oliver over the 93rd-minute penalty decision. They defeated Sampdoria 3-0 on Sunday to move six points clear as they bounced back from their Champions League exit in midweek. AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was making his 100th Serie A appearance at 19 years and 49 days. Read More »

Meeder Asset Management INC Increased Stake in Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

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It has outperformed by 13.47% the S&P500. Hellman Jordan Management Company Inc acquired 12,000 shares as Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB)'s stock rose 1.62%. Ledyard Commercial Bank owns 21,320 shares or 0.08% of their USA portfolio. Therefore 18% are positive. Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services firm in the United States. Read More »

Ex-FBI director's book that enraged Trump out today

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For that reason, Comey told ABC News he is " morally unfit " to be in the White House. Comey referenced the comments in his bombshell interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos , saying: 'He shouldn't have done it'. Comey told Congress earlier that he and the president spoke about Flynn in private. "So what kind of marriage to what kind of man does your wife think there's only a 99 percent chance you didn't do that?" said Comey. Read More »

Sen. John McCain recovering from surgery for intestinal infection

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The statement also included a progress report on McCain's treatment and condition while he's been recovering in his home state. But since December, the senator has been recovering from the effects of the treatment at his home in Arizona. McCain, the long-time Republican Arizona senator and 2008 GOP presidential nominee, was diagnosed in July with brain cancer. "My husband @ SenJohnMcCain is doing well after his surgery", McCain's wife Cindy said in Twitter post , adding that he was looking ... Read More »

International Monetary Fund revises forecast on Azerbaijan's economic growth

That represents a slight downgrade from January's outlook of 2.3 per cent forecast for this year, and it's noticeably less than the strong three per cent growth Canada experienced in 2017. Meanwhile, the National Bank of Ukraine left its inflation growth forecast unchanged . The WEO upgraded the USA, which is expected to expand by 2.9% in 2018 and 2.7% in 2019 - up from the 2.7% and 2.5% predicted in January. Read More »

Cambridge police officers filmed allegedly beating Harvard student Selorm Ohene

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Bard-while emphasizing that he has not yet conducted "a frame-by-frame review" of video of the arrest-offered a detailed account and a defense of the CPD officers' actions Monday. "If anyone's ever had to constrain an individual against their will, they'll know that it's a very hard thing to do". In a rapidly-evolving situation, as this was, the officers primary objective is to neutralize an incident to ensure the safety of the involved party (ies), officers and members of the public. Read More »

Bertucci's closes LI location as part of chain's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing

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The post noted that the Massachusetts-based company's "restructuring" would "significantly impact.restaurants, team members, colleagues and friends in the short term with the closing of 15 locations". The chain is owned by an affiliate of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, court papers show. The company announced the move Monday, but the affected restaurants were closed in the days and months leading up to the bankruptcy filing. Read More »

Harassment, DWI, And Marijuana Among State Police Arrests

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South Wales Police data showed there were 35,857 rest days cancelled - relating to 2,862 officers - since September, last year. The officer made contact with the male, identified as Vanhouten, and while speaking with him, the officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle, according to police. Read More »

Trump warns Russian Federation over Syrian crisis

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In April a year ago Trump ordered limited missile strikes on the Shayrat Airbase in response to a similar chemical weapons attack on rebel-held Khan Sheikhun. Trump had also said last week that Putin bore responsibility for the "atrocity" in Douma because of his support for the Syrian government. "Our decision will not target allies of the regime or attack anyone but rather attack the regime's chemical capabilities", he said, insisting he did "not want an escalation". Read More »

Woman accused of murdering husband, 4 kids won't face death penalty

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A 16-year-old in the home observed blood in the kitchen and began to clean up, until Theissen allegedly said, "thanks for cleaning my blood, next it'll be yours". She wasn't like this although they shout or will shout. "She was a nice mom". Within an appearance in court this past year, Martinez exhibited behavior. Read More »