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Fallen officer's son gets police escort to school

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Officer Pitts, 45, was killed during a shootout with a homicide suspect on Friday, May 4. Samantha Phegley, principal of the elementary school, told The Tribune Star that it was important to have people there to support Dakota . They wanted Dakota to know they will always have his back. "Blood doesn't always make family, but I think the "Blue Family" went above and beyond", said Kelli Jones, Rob Pitts' sister. Read More »

Mother's Day weather: Sunny and warm, with highs in the mid-80s

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Chance of precipitation is 70%. High near 84. Southeast wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Cloudy, with a high near 86. We keep the chance of showers and storm Thursday and Friday as low pressure dominates the region. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Read More »

Security Service of Ukraine cracks down on Russian news agency, detains editor

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Ukraine's state security service searched the Kiev offices of Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency and TV channel RT on Tuesday, after detaining one journalist near his home, officials said. "We thought that he was a citizen of Ukraine". The latest incident happened last week, when two journalists working for Russian television were expelled by the SBU for allegedly planning to discredit the Ukrainian government by reporting on how Ukraine celebrates Victory Day. Read More »

Israel claims military supremacy after pounding Iranian targets in Syria

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Syrian Brig. Gen. Ali Mayhoub, who read the statement on Syrian television Thursday, says Syrian air defense systems had intercepted "the large part" of the incoming Israeli strikes. Since Iran became involved in Syria's civil war, Israel assesses it has attempted to move in forces and military assets to the Jewish state's borders in an attempt to arm its allies and attack Israel within its borders. Read More »

Jared Kushner Says Gaza Protesters Are 'Part of the Problem'

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But according to the US ambassador to Israel, the act of moving the embassy sends the message to Israel that 'You are not alone'. Mr. Kushner arrived Sunday in Israel with the U.S. President Donald Trump will not be in attendance. The Trump administration has almost completed a long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan but is still undecided on how and when to roll it out, given Palestinian anger at Trump's embassy move. Read More »

Information Commissioner considers legal action against users of facial recognition technology

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Automated facial recognition is an artificially intelligent (AI) computer system which runs alongside a surveillance camera on the street, recognising people's faces in real time and matching them against watch-lists created by the police. But for now the Big Brother Watch report says the benefits are missing, because the technology does not work. SWP - which has used AFR at 18 public places since it was first introduced in May 2017 - has fared only slightly better. Read More »

Family realizes its 'puppy' is actually black bear

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It didn't live up to its name, Little Black, weighing in at 200kg and standing at 1m tall. "[It] grew up more and more like a black bear", Sun said . She added: 'I'm a little scared of bears'. The bear has been taken to a wildlife rescue center after the family called the authorities requesting help. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan to meet with Queen Elizabeth

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He said that "we want to continue our economic relations as the governments of Turkey and the United Kingdom without interruptions after Brexit". The Turkish president said bilateral cooperation between the two countries has grown, especially since the referendums that changed Turkey's governing system to an executive presidency and paved the way for Britain's departure from the European Union. Read More »

Bella Hadid Responds to Those Who Think She's a Partier!

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Hadid continues to her sister, "Like, you and I play video games, watch movies, paint pottery - all the stupid s**t we used to do back in our childhood before we became Gigi and Bella ". It helps me zone out and fall asleep. In the interview, Gigi asked her sister, "Does the negativity on social media ever get to you?" "They definitely looked like they were fully back together ". Read More »

Novak Djokovic: Serb reveals secret to his history of Italian Open success

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Having failed to reach the quarterfinals in six straight tournaments following a right elbow injury, the 12-time Grand Slam victor doesn't want to place too much pressure on himself - even though he is a four-time Rome champion. Nishikori arrived in Rome after losing his two matches on clay in Spain - retiring in Barcelona due to a wrist injury before losing his opening round in Madrid to Djokovic. Read More »

Soros Foundation Leaving Hungary

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Analysis: Orban Blamed all of Hungary's Problems on a Jew - and Won, Big Time ■ Opinion: Why is Netanyahu Allying Himself with Anti-Soros Anti-Semites? "It has become impossible to protect the security of our operations and our staff in Hungary from arbitrary government interference", Patrick Gaspard, OSF president, said. Read More »

Anushka Compliments Deepika For Her Cannes Look

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Huma has made another appearance at Cannes for charity organisation "Fashion for Relief". She has opted for a silvery white gown with a risky side slit. She talked about the #metoo movement, Freedom of expression and the situation of women in India. She also recreated the old world charm by wearing an ultra-glamorous rendition of Sabyasachi's famous "Aakash-tara" saree and sporting a bouffant-inspired hairdo. Read More »

Senate: We'll allow Senator Omo-Agege to resume

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Omo-Agege told newsmen yesterday at the APC secretariat in Abuja that there is no reason he should not report to the Senate sitting his suspension had been upturned, adding that he was confident that the Senate and all those involved in the case had been served the court judgement. Read More »

NBC glad to bring 'Nine-Nine' back home

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Actress Shannon Purser, who plays Annabelle Bowman on " Rise ", tweeted the news of the show's cancellation. Rather than throw out several new series in September to compete against each other for viewers, Fox and NBC have announced they are only premiering two and three new series, respectively, in the fall. Read More »

2015 nuclear deal should have targeted Iran's policies

While he has committed to remaining in the nuclear agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron floated the idea of a supplemental deal on Iran during a recent visit to Washington. The pair will be joined by German foreign minister Heiko Maas in Brussels. Netanyahu's revelations were meant to trigger the US' exit from the JCPOA . Read More »

BSF soldier killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu's Samba

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However, the Indian positions retaliated effectively and strongly and the firing exchanges between the two sides continued for almost three hours. He was immediately evacuated to a hospital but could not survive, the officer added. With the death of Constable Devender, the number of persons killed due to Pakistan shelling along the IB and Line of Control (LoC) has risen to 33, the highest this year. Read More »

Bihar Board Postponed Matric Results at biharboard

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The BSEB conducted the Bihar Board Class 10 Matric exams 2018 from 21 February to 28 February 28. A close to 17.70 lakh candidates for the Class 10 examinations. Therefore, this year too, Board had taken some strict rules during the exam by banning the shoes and socks during the exam time. The results of BSEB 2018 intermediate exams for arts, science and commerce will be decalred at least three to four days prior to the declaration of results of matriculation exams. Read More »

Missing Commonwealth Games athletes' visas expire at midnight

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Several other athletes and officials overstayed or applied for asylum during the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006 and the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Australia's Daily Telegraph reports that the sportsmen and women who went missing are now consulting with the Refugee Advice and Casework Service in Randwick, in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Read More »

Another round of heavy rain and strong storms possible overnight

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We are watching a large area of cloudiness, showers, and thunderstorms extending from western Cuba across the southeastern Gulf of Mexico to much of the Florida Peninsula. But, again , the rain won't be continuous and there will be some sun. A few afternoon thunderstorms are likely as highs reach the mid-80s. WEATHER BRAINS: You can listen to our weekly 90-minute netcast any time on the web, or on iTunes . Read More »

Huge explosion heard in Afghan capital Kabul

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Afghan security forces have struggled to combat the Taliban and IS since the US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their combat role in the country in 2014, shifting to a support and counterterrorism mission. The province, 695 km west of Afghan capital of Kabul and bordering Iran, has been the scene of heavy clashes between Taliban and security forces over the past few months. Read More »

14 killed as Taliban militants storm Afghan provincial capital, clashes continue

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Mujahid said Taliban fighters launched a multipronged attack and overran a large number of checkpoints belonging to Afghan security forces in the city. "There is no danger of Farah city collapsing into the hands of Taliban", he added. Earlier in May, Taliban fighters attacked Afghan bases in the province, killing more than 40 police officers and servicemen. Read More »

PM To Hold Informal Summit With Russian Prez Putin On May 21

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The visit was announced on Monday evening jointly by New Delhi and the Kremlin. However, India always leaned toward the USSR. The informal summit at Sochi was in keeping with the tradition of regular consultations between India and Russian Federation at the highest levels, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Monday. Read More »

Hard to Shield German Firms After US Withdrawal From Iran Deal: Minister

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During his visit to the Belgian capital, Zarif will hold talks with his British, German, and French counterparts as well as EU's Mogherini on the future of the nuclear deal. The top Iranian diplomat is now in the Belgian capital on the last leg of his three-nation tour aimed at saving the nuclear deal. Russian Federation and Iran would do everything to save the nuclear deal after the Washington's withdrawal from the accord, the Iranian diplomat said. Read More »

Early voting begins for May 22 primary runoff

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Many observers agree that the American democratic experiment is in trouble and often point to low turnout in primary and national elections as evidence. Patrick Meehan, a Republican, represented it until he resigned last month in response to a sexual harassment scandal. The GOP has been unable to recruit strong candidates in both races, while Democrats are fielding impressive candidates that strategists say have a real chances of winning. Read More »

Prosecutor Drops Case Against Missouri Governor After Being Called as a Witness

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The first-term Republican governor still faces plenty of other problems. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The woman has also testified that in March 2015, Greitens bound her hands to exercise equipment the basement of his St. Louis home, blindfolded her and removed her clothes before she saw a flash and heard what sounded like the click of a cellphone camera. Read More »

3 former USA prisoners in North Korea leave Walter Reed Medical Center

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Thank you, a very smart and gracious gesture! Trump wrote in a tweet Saturday evening. North Korea's nuclear weapons should be dismantled and sent to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee if Kim wants to see a relaxation of sanctions, John Bolton said during an interview on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Read More »

North Korean Envoys Visit China

Moon welcomed Kim's plans to publicly blow up North Korea's nuclear test facility. North Korea invited foreign journalists from the U.S., China, Russia, U.K. and North Korea to build trust through "phased and synchronous measures" that would lead to a political settlement "and eventually achieve denuclearization ". Read More »

US deploys more Marines to Mideast embassies

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The United States has officially relocated its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , in a deeply controversial move that angered Palestinians and drew widespread global condemnation, Al Jazeera reported. Clouds of black smoke from tyres set alight by demonstrators rose in the air. But the leader of the center-left opposition in the Israeli Parliament faulted Hamas for what he called its self-destructive actions. Read More »

Plane makes emergency landing in China

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A Sichuan Airlines flight made an emergency landing in the southwest Chinese city of Chengdu on Monday after a windshield on the right side of the jet's cockpit broke off, China's aviation authority said. Officials from Airbus said it would "would provide all necessary support upon request by the CAAC and Sichuan Airlines". "It was so noisy I couldn't hear the radio". Read More »

Charge Dropped In Case of Missouri Governor, But Prosecutors Plan To Refile

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But an investigative report conducted by Missouri's republican-run legislature found the ex-mistress to be a credible witness, prompting a special session for the goal of considering disciplinary action against the governor. The defence team has accused the prosecution of wrongdoing during the investigation. A forensic expert has examined a cellphone used by the governor and has not found evidence of the nude photo. Read More »

New fissures from Hawaii volcano, more eruptions feared

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A new fissure nearly 300m (1,000ft) long opened at the weekend, the 17th to appear on the Big Island since May 3 when the volcano began spewing toxic gases and molten lava. Geologists warned last week that at some point in the days and... But the latest eruption took volcanologists by surprise when it invaded Leilani Estates, a residential area near Kilauea. Read More »