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Heartwarming photo of dog rescued from euthanasia goes viral

Gregory was pulled from the list by Schenley and Joe Kirk, co-founders of Hound Rescue and Sanctuary - and he embarked on the happiest vehicle ride of his life. According to TODAY, Gregory is two and was found as a stray. The shelter later discovered Gregory was heartworm positive. They rescued Gregory just two days before he was scheduled to be euthanized. Read More »

18 injured in chemical explosion in USA school

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The teacher was taken to TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Madison. The students were gathered around as the teacher did a demonstration that involved mixing chemicals and there was then a sudden flash fire lasting three to five seconds. "They could have actual burns, chemical burns". "It didn't stay on the body long". All children were treated and released to their parents while the unnamed teacher also treated and released. Read More »

Trump says five 'most wanted' Isis leaders captured

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Just hours after a major diplomatic victory, President Trump tweeted that five ISIS leaders had been captured. Earlier on Thursday, the New York Times reported that the five suspects including an aide to Baghdadi had been captured following a three-month operation carried out by Iraqi and United States intelligence agencies. Read More »

Metro Detroit Forecast: Chilly start to the weekend

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TUESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 72. Meteorologist Mark Larson says our May hot streak will continue through week's end with more early summer-like highs but there's some heat relief on the way to Kansas for Mother's day weekend. Friday, May 11: High: 52. SATURDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy, and very warm. Wind: SE/S 15-25; gusty. Everyone will see a higher chance of showers across the region for Friday and Saturday as the low pressure center moved right over E. Read More »

Three injured in knife attack in South Africa mosque

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He said paramedics were busy attending to all three victims. A media report quotes Reaction Unit SA as confirming that three people, including a Moulana, had their throats slit at a mosque in Old Main Road, Ottawa on Thursday afternoon. Rusa head Prem Balram said, when he arrived on the scene, he found two people outside with their throats slit. A section of the mosque was set ablaze and smoke was billowing from the side of the building, Balram said. Read More »

United Kingdom 'settles rendition case' with ex-Libyan dissident

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We should have done more to reduce the risk that you would be mistreated. The couple had been "subjected to a harrowing ordeal", admitted Mr Wright. A former fighter with the anti-Gaddafi Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), Belhaj was imprisoned in Libya for six years after his capture. His battle with British authorities can be traced back to 2004, when, along with his pregnant wife Fatima Bouchar, he was arrested in Bangkok. Read More »

Iran Just Proved Trump Was Right

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Wednesday, he said there would be "severe consequences" if Tehran restarted the program. Announcing Washington's exit from the deal signed between Iran and the six world powers (Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the US) on Tuesday, Mr Trump said he will not sign the waiver of nuke-related sanctions against Iran but re-impose sanctions lifted under the accord against Tehran and nations it has business links with. Read More »

Irfan Ansari charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

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According to media reports, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had reported a corrupt approach made before an one-day global against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi during the same month. Ansari was also in touch with players while providing net bowlers to teams. The ICC confirmed the same in their release saying Ansari has provisionally been suspended with immediate effect. Read More »

Human-sounding Google Assistant sparks ethics questions

Google vice president of engineering Yossi Matias told CNET that the software will likely tell the person on the phone that they're talking to a virtual assistant - though that didn't happen in the conversations showcased on Tuesday. "We really want to work hard to get this right", CEO Sundar Pichai said. Other changes are more immediate. San Francisco: A day after Google announced the addition of six new voices to its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Assistant, users in the United ... Read More »

Malaysia Election: Mahathir's rival questions his right to be sworn in

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Pakatan Harapan chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today it was "bullshit" that the Attorney-General claimed to be advising the government as the government is now non-existent. He vowed to cancel an unpopular goods and service tax imposed since 2015 and criticized a recently introduced "fake news" law. Global ratings agency Moody's said some of his campaign promises, including scrapping GST and a reintroduction of fuel subsidies, could be credit-negative for Malaysia's sovereign debt ... Read More »

Duterte appoints Puyat as new Tourism chief

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She first taught in the University of the Philippines School of Economics for nine years before serving as the DA's undersecretary for administration, agribusiness and marketing, and regional engagement in 2017. "There has to be a balance of promoting and sustaining [the environment]", she said. The tourism portfolio has been offered to Puyat, daughter of former Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto Romulo, following the resignation of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, according to Special ... Read More »

5.5-magnitude quake hits Pakistan's capital Islamabad

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The US Geological Survey said the temblor was centred just across the border, in a remote part of Tajikistan. Its depth was recorded at 10 kilometers. A strong 6.2-magnitude quake rocked northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, creating tremors felt as far away as Pakistan's capital Islamabad and Tajikistan's Dushanbe. Read More »

Italian-Pakistani woman strangled to death, confirms autopsy

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It is to be mentioned here that police launched an investigation into the death of Sana Cheema - of Pakistani origin and believed to have been in her mid-twenties - after allegations she had been murdered went viral online. This ultimately led to a confrontation with a nearby family who spurned the offer of a match, according to the woman's family. Members of the Pakistani community in Brescia, Italy, had held a demonstration, demanding to know the truth about her death. Read More »

Lieberman: Israel hit 'nearly all Iran infrastructure in Syria'

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A UK-based war monitor confirmed that dozens of rockets were fired from Syria on the Israeli-occupied Golan overnight, but did not specify who fired them or what they targeted . He added that "ground assets were also used to strike into Syria". "Israel has been involved in the targeting of Iranian surrogates and/or weapon supply routes from Iran for some time". Read More »

Hawaii volcano could have explosive eruption

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Geological Survey says. On Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed a small explosion had occurred after a rock fell into the Halema'uma'u lava lake in the crater of the erupting Kilauea volcano . At least 15 volcanic fissures have opened up in and around the Leilani Estates, the newest crack opening this afternoon. Officers found a number of people still at their residences but there were no sign of holdouts later, said Talmadge Magno, administrator for Hawaii ... Read More »

'Azadi' isn't possible, it won't happen: Army Chief to Kashmir youth

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There are fresh recruitments happening. Talking on interruptions amid activities by security powers, General Rawat said individuals ought to inquire as to whether they need no one to be murdered. It won't happen", the Army Chief said. Instead, General Rawat said that the people are "inciting security forces by pelting stones at them to disrupt the operations...they are inciting security forces to become more aggressive". Read More »

PM Modi To Address National Executives Of BJP Wings On May 17

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Modi alleged that the Congress election manifesto was full of so many grammatical errors in every sentence and page that it had actually amounted to insulting Kannada language. "I mean... the Congress, if it's the biggest party, yes", he said in reply to a question at an interaction with eminent citizens here. "Make it a clean sweep for the BJP and send this Chief Minister home as he only goes around giving clean chits", Modi told the crowd. Read More »

Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj reaches Myanmar on two-day visit

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Sheikh Ateeq, a student based in the Philippines, had reached out to Swaraj with a passport issue via Twitter. According to reports, the user tweeted, "I am from J&K doing medicine course here in Philippines my passport got damaged I applied for new one 1 month ago I request u pls help me to get it as i literally need to go home for medical checkup". Read More »

Meghan Markle's wax figure at Madame Tussauds has been unveiled

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Prince Harry's past waxwork was made for his 30th birthday in 2014. Madame Tussauds London's sister attraction in NY also plans to unveil its own Meghan Markle figure on Wednesday. With the royal wedding date fast approaching, Meghan Markle is the name on everyone's lips. The wax statues of the duo will be placed for a bachelor and bachelorette themed event a day before the couple's wedding , reports Huffpost. Read More »

China agrees to grant Japan 200b yuan RQFII quota

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Disputes over the two countries' sensitive wartime history has impacted trade in recent years. And when they did, they did not include the "complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement" terminology that Tokyo wanted. Tadamori Oshima, speaker of the House of Representatives, highly evaluated the outcome of Wednesday's meeting between Li and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Read More »

Terry Rozier and Drew Bledsoe finally met before Game 5 in Boston

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The Celtics tweeted a photo of Drew Bledsoe and Rozier hanging out before Wednesday's Game 5 in Boston. Their beef only grew from there and Drew began to take interest as it did. "Boston is a pretty unique sports town". "Thankfully they didn't all throw their Drew Bledsoe jerseys out; kept them in the back of their closets so they could find them". Read More »

Australia not to host Bangladesh later this year

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They have reasoned that the free-to-air broadcasters have not shown interest in televising the series in the middle of a football season. All the matches of the series will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehdarun and the games will take place under lights starting from 8.30 pm Bangladesh time. Read More »

SpaceX launches Bangabandhu-1, Bangladesh's first satellite on 10 May

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The launch window opens at 4:12 p.m. EDT and runs until 6:22 p.m. EDT (2222 GMT). As of Wednesday, the 45th Weather Squadron said the probability for good launch weather Thursday at the Cape as 80 percent. Boeing also holds a NASA crew contract. The rocket, whenever it launches, is meant to carry a communication satellite for Bangladesh called the Bangabandhu 1 , from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center . Read More »

South Korea, GM agree to inject $4.35 billion to Korean unit

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This comes after GM agreed to maintain its operations in South Korea for at least another decade in return for financial aid from the South Korean government. However, the automaker slashed headcount at the Singapore office a year ago as part of a restructuring to focus on fewer, more profitable markets like China and the United States. Read More »

Iranian forces fire on Israeli positions in Golan: Israeli army

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in a video interview with the Walla news site: "We will maintain total freedom of action". Israel "views this Iranian attack very severely", Conricus told reporters. Hours later, Israeli rocket rockets targeted a military base in Kisweh, a commander in the pro-Syrian government regional alliance said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the missiles targeted depots and rocket launchers that likely belonged to Iran's elite ... Read More »

4 tips to help families - and moms - have the flawless Mother's Day

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But honestly, the most priceless gift that you can give the woman who has devoted so much of her life to raising and nurturing her children doesn't cost a penny: it's just leaving her the hell alone. Mother's Day is this Sunday, and if you're planning to give your mom something special this year, you may want to pay special attention to her reaction when she opens her gift. Read More »

Michelle Wolf seems unfazed by fallout from White House Correspondents dinner

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Of course, the jokes about Sanders ("She burns facts and then she uses that ash to create a ideal smoky eye") especially hit a nerve with some people, and Wolf was well-aware of the backlash. Asked about a picture of Wolf surrounded by her writers afer leaving the stage, Meyers asked what the people around her, some with their fists in the air, were chanting. Read More »

Putin and Netanyahu talk as tensions flare over Syria strikes

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On Tuesday night the military instructed local governments to open bomb shelters to residents of the Golan Heights following the identification of "abnormal movements of Iranian forces in Syria ". "We're facing a new reality". Iranian leaders have often called for the destruction of Israel, and Netanyahu sees Tehran's nuclear program as a threat to the Jewish state's existence. Read More »