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US Special Forces Secretly Involved in Yemen War

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As yet another news cycle was dominated by the latest chapter of the President Donald Trump-Stormy Daniels controversy on Thursday, the New York Times quietly published an alarming report detailing a secret U.S. "I have strong concerns that the Trump administration is getting the USA more involved in a war in Yemen without congressional authorization". The Saudi-led coalition is fighting Iranian-backed Houthi rebels to restore the internationally recognised government of President ... Read More »

Rain and gusty winds are likely through Friday morning

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This will allow us sunshine and lower humidity for Sunday and into next week. Thunderstorms are possible in the early evening. These storms will be developing in northern Mexico and moving northeast into Texas. Most of the shower activity will begin to move out early on Saturday . The sun will be out at times, and the high will be in the 77- to 80-degree range. Read More »

Military to use 'every resource' to probe crash

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He said the National Guard and U.S. Air Force had launched an investigation to determine the cause of the crash. "We´ve confirmed nine people, consisting of five crew members and four additional passengers" were on board, Puerto Rico National Guard spokesman Major Paul Dahlen said. Read More »

President George HW Bush discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital

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Mr. Bush was hospitalized April 22, a day after the funeral for his wife , former first lady Barbara Bush, for an infection. The two had been married for 73 years. The former President suffers from a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a wheelchair or electric scooter to move around. Few details were released about Bush's most recent illness. Read More »

Flooding kills 100, displaces 260000 in Kenya

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The disaster comes after three failed rainy seasons inflicted a crippling drought that sent food prices soaring and left more than three million people requiring food aid. "We are also anxious that once the rains subside, people may face an upsurge of mosquito-borne disease such as dengue fever, chikungunya and malaria". Read More »

Court reverses murder conviction of Kennedy nephew - retrial might not happen

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Friday's 4-Three resolution by the courtroom vacated Skakel's earlier conviction and dominated that Michael Sherman , his trial legal professional, was not profitable in presenting proof of an alibi. February 8, 2011 - Skakel testifies in his appeal hearing, the fourth attempt at overturning his conviction. October 24, 2012 - Skakel is denied parole by the state parole board in Suffield, Connecticut. Read More »

Tanghdar woman injured in cross-border shelling

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The firing continued for hours, locals said. She was taken to hospital where her condition is said to be stable. "The exchange of fire with small and medium arms continued till morning and has stopped now", an official at Kupwara's police control room said. Read More »

Analysts Issue Forecasts for EnLink Midstream's FY2018 Earnings (NYSE:ENLC)

The institutional investor held 2.30M shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $83.74M, up from 1.36 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 27th. Shares of EnLink Midstream stock opened at $15.40 on Friday. About 455,179 shares traded. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link . Read More »

Global mediators certify end of ETA in Spain

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David Harland, the executive director of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, which has been involved in peace negotiations between ETA and the Spanish government dating back to 2004, told The Associated Press that Thursday's announcement was a "unilateral" move by the group. Read More »

Twitter Password Glitch 2018: Change Yours Now!

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While Twitter said it did not find any indication of a data breach and that it was able to remove the recorded passwords, the company still recommended that users change their passwords not only to their Twitter accounts but also to any other account that used the same password. Read More »

Driver stops in middle of highway, climbs on school bus

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The man, whose name was not released, proceeded to get out of his auto and try to gain access to the bus, only to be denied entry by the driver. Eventually the man got off, and the bus driver was able to drive away. "My concern is this guy, he really broke a lot of rules here, a lot of laws", Rizoli said. The motorist slowed down in front of Joe Rizoli's bus on the Massachusetts Turnpike, got out and tried to get on the school bus. Read More »

Ethiopia to acquire stake in Port of Djibouti

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Ahmed's two-day visit to Sudan came two days before a scheduled 18th round of tripartite meetings among the water and irrigation ministers of the three countries on Saturday. "We don't have any intention to harm Sudan or Egypt", the Ethiopian prime minister said. The last round of tripartite talks on GERD ended in April without reaching an agreement on the technical report prepared by French firms on the potential impact of the dam. Read More »

Blind persons to vote using Braille, says INEC

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He emphasised further that INEC was not in any way involved in organising the Kano State Local Government election beyond the legal requirement that the register of voters compiled by INEC should be used in all Local Government elections nationwide. Read More »

Date, location of N. Korea summit set

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He says the United States is having substantial talks with Pyongyang including on the issue of U.S. citizens held prisoner there. "We can't confirm the validity of any of the reports now out about their release, but we certainly would see this as a sign of goodwill if North Korea were to release the three Americans ahead of discussions between President Trump and Kim Jong Un", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters. Read More »

"Wake-Up Call": Court Pulls Up Bengal Poll Panel Over Panchayat Polls

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Confusion over the quantum of forces available for deployment in the panchayat polls remained till late on Thursday evening as the Bengal government was yet to receive confirmation from other states on requisition for security personnel. Calling the elections a farce, state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, "We want to plead with the courts whether it is possible to start the election process afresh". Read More »

Falana, Ogunye differ on Melaye's arraignment on stretcher

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He noted that the minimum sentence upon conviction was 10 years imprisonment under the Firearms Act. This was despite Melaye's lawyer, Mike Ozekhome , arguing that with Melaye bedridden, from a spinal chord injury, it would not be possible for him to jump bail. Read More »

Man drives off with dolphin stranded on Chinese beach

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A woman can also be seen following behind him. The man, said to be a tourist, later placed the mammal in his vehicle and drove away, reported Chinese news website btime.com on Wednesday (May 2). "Whether it was dead or alive, he should have called the authorities for help". Footage of the incident, which took place on 1 May, was posted by Btime on Chinese video sharing site Miaopai where it has received more than six million views. Read More »

Nigeria, China seal $2.4bn currency-swap deal

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Nigeria and China agreed on a currency-swap worth $2.4 billion to boost commercial ties and reduce the need to use the dollar in bilateral trade. This has put a great deal of pressure on the foreign exchange market, making more Naira pursue the Dollar as people seek the currency to pay their Hospital bills, Schools Fees, importation of raw materials, facilities and other foreign items imported to Nigeria from overseas. Read More »

Unrest on the border of Israel injured more than a thousand people

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Thousands of protesters are burning tires and throwing stones at IDF forces in several locations along the border, while others are flying flammable kites towards Israeli communities adjacent to the border. According to Israel, the riots have been organized by Hamas - the Islamist group that controls Gaza and is sworn to Israel's destruction - to provide cover for attacks, and that most of the dead were members of terror organizations. Read More »

NBC5 Forecast: Clearing skies just in time for the weekend

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The wind speeds will be down under 15 miles per hour much of the day. A weak cold front will slip through Kansas on Sunday , shifting the winds back to the northeast and dropping temperatures slightly. Wind: N 5 miles per hour. TUESDAY: Partly cloudy and warm. Partly cloudy skies will continue overnight, and once again some patchy fog can't be entirely ruled out for some spots Friday morning. Read More »

APC Ward Congress: Groups Accuse Akeredolu Of Planning To Disrupt Congress

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Edgal gave the warning at a meeting with leaders of of the All Progressives Congress ahead of Saturday's Ward Congress ( APC ). Abe who had walked out of the APC stakeholders meeting with his supporters at the party's state secretariat, on Wednesday, told journalists that he was surprised to see unusual faces seated among members of the State Executive Committee, SEC. Read More »

Handcuffed man jumps over railing at Spanish Fork courthouse

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In the video released to media outlets, including The Associated Press, " Christopher Clay Rudd appears to be unconscious later he lands Monday. State courts spokesman Geoffrey Fattah said Christopher Clay Rudd , 35, fractured his leg, pelvis and skull in the fall. Read More »

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in Whiteside, Scott and Clinton Counties

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The line of storms heading toward Upstate have already generated 60 miles per hour winds that apparently blew over a semi-trailer near Toledo, according to National Weather Service storm reports. A wind advisory was also issued for all three counties. Sometimes, thunderstorms are even strong enough to produce weak tornado-like damage, always be prepared to move to a safe shelter if severe weather strikes. Read More »

Commission proposes 'modern' budget, tries to do more with less

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The ball is now in the court of Parliament and Council. Typically, the European Union budget does not rise through above limits "equivalent to 1 per cent of the EU's Gross National Income", according to The Telegraph - but Brussels is attempting to appropriate funds equivalent to 1.08 per cent of GNI - a 9.3 per cent increase - despite the bloc losing its second-biggest net contributor . Read More »

GOP Senate Candidate Launches Racist Attack on Mitch McConnell's 'China Family'

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In a statement, Blankenship said, "The establishment is doing everything they can to keep Joe Manchin in office". "In fact", the candidate continued, "his China family has given him tens of millions of dollars". Mitch McConnell as " cocaine Mitch " and his "China family". In response to the tweet, Trump Jr. said he was "not endorsing any single candidate" in the race but thinks "there are two qualified, conservative and ELECTABLE candidates running and one train wreck who would guarantee ... Read More »

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa Urges Party Unity to Deliver 'Thunderous' Win

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The launch was attended by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga, among other senior officials in Zanu-PF. We can persuade people to vote for us. Addressing the crowds, Mnangagwa said he was honoured to be the party's presidential candidate in the elections to be held in two months-time. The party supporters believed to be sympathetic to the losing parliamentary aspirant Douglas Mahiya accused Mnangagwa of manipulating the elections in Harare South. Read More »

Chhagan Bhujbal granted bail in a money laundering case

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The NCP leader was arrested in connection to a money laundering case connected to the Maharashtra Sadan construction scam. Bhujbal has been in jail since his arrest by the ED in a money laundering case in March 2016. However, former AAP leader and anti-graft activist Anjali Damania pointed out that the court has only granted him bail, "he has not been exonerated or acquitted in the corruption cases and he will again go to jail". Read More »

Air France-KLM boss steps down as staff reject pay offer

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But unions say that's not enough after wage freezes imposed since 2012 as part of Air France's efforts to return to solid profits, and want a 5.1 percent raise this year. And even if the consultation with staff goes well, the conflict will not be resolved with the agreement needing the endorsement of the union majority. Read More »

Who will India face in the group stages?

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India's opening match is against Thailand as UAE and Bahrain will face each other in the tournament opener. The Philippines were given a ray of hope in their debut in a major tournament, having been drawn in a relatively fair group in the AFC Asian Cup next year in the UAE. Read More »

PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) Hit 12-Month High on May, 4

The stock decreased 1.52% or $1.21 during the last trading session, reaching $78.46. 197.64 million shares or 0.87% more from 195.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 80 funds acquired positions and 75 increased positions. Stevens Lp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in PBF Energy Inc. Barclays reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $44.00 price target on shares of PBF Energy in a research note on Friday, February 16th. Read More »

EPS for Petróleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR) forecasted at $0.25

For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $13.85. The stock of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras ( NYSE : PBR ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Credit Suisse. Looking further out we can see that the stock has moved -16.88% over the year to date. Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 1.30 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Read More »

SpaceX Unveils Falcon 9 Block 5

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The Bangabandhu-1 satellite will launch no earlier than Monday. The launch window for the Falcon 9 Block 5 is now slated for Monday 7 May, although that date may be subject to change. The static fire test is done without the payload or the fairing. After the firing is complete, the fuel tanks on both stages are drained and the vehicle is transported back into the HIF for integration of the payload. Read More »