• Local soldier discusses possible deployment to US-Mexico border
Local soldier discusses possible deployment to US-Mexico border

Trump last week called for thousands of National Guard troops to be sent to the border to help fight illegal immigration. "Let's be crystal clear on the scope of this mission", Brown wrote in a letter that accompanied the Memorandum of Agreement he submitted Wednesday to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary Kirst...

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  • Saudi forces say its defence systems intercepted Yemeni rebel ballistic missile
Saudi forces say its defence systems intercepted Yemeni rebel ballistic missile

Houthi rebels have fired or claimed to have fired many missiles on Saudi Arabia since 2015, but they have caused little damage, and many of those missiles have been intercepted by the Saudi military. "The air force announced the execution of air strikes with the Qasif 1 aircraft on Aramco in Jizan (province)", al-Masirah said on its official Twi...

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  • Effort man sentenced up to 20 years for sexual assault
Effort man sentenced up to 20 years for sexual assault

The younger sister is 13 years old, he said. The woman called police from a relative's home. She told police that just before he did it, Harper told her he has "full blown AIDS". The man is charged with ten counts of sexual assault under section 2 of the Criminal Law Rape Amendment Act 1990, as amended by section 37 of the Sex Offenders Act 200...

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  • European Countries Sign Partnership to Create Digital Single Market
European Countries Sign Partnership to Create Digital Single Market

The declaration on the establishment of the initiative was signed during the event by 22 European countries . Speaking in Brussels on April 10, Andrus Ansip said the European tech sector identifies AI and blockchain as areas in which the continent can play a "leading role".

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  • G-Leaguer Andre Ingram Signs NBA Contract After 10 Years in League
G-Leaguer Andre Ingram Signs NBA Contract After 10 Years in League

The 32-year-old ended his National Basketball Association debut with 19 points. Someone who edited his page changed the second sentence to say that Ingram is considered to be the "Greatest Laker to play the game since the retirement of Kobe Bryant".

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  • JK: 3 soldiers injured in Kulgam encounter between security forces and militants
JK: 3 soldiers injured in Kulgam encounter between security forces and militants

According to officials, a gun battle broke out between the militants and the security forces in the early hours. However, when the demonstrators, raising slogans, tried to march towards the cordoned off area, security forces and state police personnel deployed in strength immediately swung into action.

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  • Six dead after plane crash on Arizona golf course
Six dead after plane crash on Arizona golf course

The plane crashed after taking off from Scottsdale airport, according to FAA officials. Victims in a horrific plane crash late Monday night in Scottsdale were planning to fly to Vegas to party with friends, social media accounts show.

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  • Trump Now Sees Qatar as an Ally Against Terrorism
Trump Now Sees Qatar as an Ally Against Terrorism

The package of missiles planned to be sold to Qatar contains about 5,000 Advance Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS), including 5,000 high explosive warheads. But the USA president has since softened his language against Doha and praised its counter-terrorism efforts. Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani addresse...

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  • RACE: Vettel holds on to beat Bottas in Bahrain
RACE: Vettel holds on to beat Bottas in Bahrain

His Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel , meanwhile, who won in Melbourne two weeks ago to take the early championship lead, will line up on pole. Haas , who turned heads with their speed in the Australian season opener, could not quite repeat their dream qualifying result from Melbourne with Magnussen's team mate Romain Grosjean failing t...

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  • Phil Mickelson Shoots Five-Under 67 in Final Round of the Masters
Phil Mickelson Shoots Five-Under 67 in Final Round of the Masters

The three-time champion has produced some moments of magic at Augusta over the years but found himself needing one of his trademark recovery shots on the first. "The hard thing for me is I continue to put a little bit too much pressure on myself in the majors right now because I know I don't have a ton of time to win them, especially U.S.

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  • U.S. refutes reports of attack on Syrian airbase
U.S. refutes reports of attack on Syrian airbase

According to the reports, the chemical attack on Saturday killed at least 49 people and injured 500 others, Thomas Markram, the deputy to the United Nations high representative for disarmament affairs, told the Council. Macron said in February "France will strike" in the event of lethal chemical weapon attack on civilians by government forces i...

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  • Mexico: Officials Issuing Visas to 'Caravan' Travelers
Mexico: Officials Issuing Visas to 'Caravan' Travelers

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto delivered a televised message referring to the relationship between Mexico and the United States at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City on April 5, 2018 , in photo provided by the Mexican presidency.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo needed a rest, says Zinedine Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo needed a rest, says Zinedine Zidane

The Catalan side are sitting pretty atop Spain's first division and could be champions by the time they open the Cam Nou doors to Los Blancos on May 6. Bale doesn't want to be sent somewhere to make a transfer easier for Madrid, but instead feels it's best he picks his own club, and would like to play under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.

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  • Spain will respect German ruling on Puigdemont
Spain will respect German ruling on Puigdemont

Puigdemont also thanked the German authorities for "their professionality and for their respect", and thanked his fellow inmates for "their solidarity and help for me to adapt quickly to the situation". German Justice Minister Katarina Barley has praised the court's decision, telling the daily Süddeutsche Zeitung on Saturday that the judges' dec...

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  • YouTube shooter had small following in Iran
YouTube shooter had small following in Iran

Authorities have promised a deeper investigation into the shooter's past and her anger with the policies of the world's largest online video website, identified as her motive for attacking it. Kimia Shobeiri, 18, suggested the shooting , like Aghdam's prolific posts, was a ploy to get attention. "With this act she damaged the reputation of...

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"PM caused Rs 40000 crore loss to exchequer": Tweeted Rahul Gandhi

According to the AICC General secretary, 'Congress president Rahul Gandhi has directed to organise a nationwide fast to protect and promote communal harmony between different sections of society across the country on April 9 in all states and district headquarters'.

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  • Friends and family of murdered woman hold remembrance
Friends and family of murdered woman hold remembrance

On Tuesday, Alexandra Argyropoulos, a former friend of the family, told The Associated Press she alerted OR welfare officials about Jennifer and Sarah Hart because she felt they were withholding meals from their six adopted children. Allman said there is "every indication" all six Hart children were in the vehicle at the time. Argyropoulos said...

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  • Hungary's Orban set to win third term
Hungary's Orban set to win third term

Before the vote, Mr Orban and his Fidesz party were polling at 20 points or more ahead of the far-right Jobbik party and the centre-left Socialists. His critics said his stance has fuelled xenophobia in Hungary. With strong support heading into today's elections though, the Fidesz Party could gain the two-thirds majority required to make constituti...

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  • Palestinian dies of wounds sustained by Israeli fire
Palestinian dies of wounds sustained by Israeli fire

Israel's use of live ammunition has drawn condemnation from human rights groups, which say it is illegal under worldwide law. The six other deaths include three Palestinian gunmen killed in what Israel said were attempts to attack the border fence and three men who were struck by Israeli tank fire.

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  • Trump once fought legislation requiring sprinklers in NYC buildings
Trump once fought legislation requiring sprinklers in NYC buildings

The four firefighters also suffered smoke inhalation in the blaze, but were expected to recover. "President Trump tweeted that the fire was "Very confined" - adding in parentheses - "well built building". It is not yet known what caused the deadly fire, which is still under investigation. Nigro said more than 200 firefighters rushed to the sc...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation raids Sedona home of Backpage.com founder
Federal Bureau of Investigation raids Sedona home of Backpage.com founder

U.S. law enforcement agencies on Friday, April 6, shut down classified advertising website giant Backpage , long in authorities' sights because of its alleged support of human trafficking and prostitution . The FBI post claimed federal attorneys in Arizona and California and the Justice Department's section on child exploitation and obscenity...

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  • Russian Federation vows tough response to new USA sanctions
Russian Federation vows tough response to new USA sanctions

Senior administration officials cast the penalties as part of a concerted and ongoing effort by the United States to push back Russian President Vladimir Putin's government and his inner circle, emphasizing that since Trump took office previous year, the USA has punished 189 Russian-related people and entities with sanctions .

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  • Germany: Van plows into crowd causing several deaths
Germany: Van plows into crowd causing several deaths

According to The Evening Standard , police have questioned witnesses about whether there were others in the van along with the driver , and the German news agency DPA reported that some witnesses said there were two others in the van besides the driver.

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  • Memorial grows in Crown Heights for man fatally shot by police
Memorial grows in Crown Heights for man fatally shot by police

Four officers, three in plainclothes and one in uniform, fired 10 rounds among them, striking the man. "Police had a choice". "They need to lose their jobs and they need to be put in jail - the same as if someone kills a cop", Ramel Johnson, 38, told The Guardian.

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  • No rest for world record-holders in Commonwealth Games pool
No rest for world record-holders in Commonwealth Games pool

Australia's first medal of the games, however, was won by Tasmanian triathlon competitor Jake Birtwistle, who took silver on Thursday afternoon, beaten only by South Africa's Henri Schoeman. The New Zealanders picked up their first gold medal on the track with a victory over England in the men's team sprint . The tall, 17-year-old Ruck, howev...

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  • Trump hits Manchin over tax bill vote at West Virginia event
Trump hits Manchin over tax bill vote at West Virginia event

The president brought up Manchin repeatedly, while sitting next to two West Virginia politicians who are running for the Republican nomination to unseat Manchin. In a statement about the tax reform discussion, Manchin called the event "political posturing" and said West Virginians failed to get answers on healthcare, Social Security, miners' pensio...

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  • Robbers arrested while picking motorbike used in foiled robbery
Robbers arrested while picking motorbike used in foiled robbery

Williams told officers that he was present when the victim was robbed, but did not participate in the robbery, the report says. A man is behind bars after reportedly admitting to shooting two men because they were "following his vehicle for several blocks".

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  • Donald Trump punishes 'malign' Russian Federation with crippling new sanctions
Donald Trump punishes 'malign' Russian Federation with crippling new sanctions

The Treasury Department sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs and 12 companies they own or control, plus 17 senior Russian government officials , are likely to complicate US President Donald Trump's hopes for good relations with Putin. Last month , the U.S. targeted 19 Russians and five other entities with sanctions in the first use of the law. "...

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  • Syria: Evacuations from besieged, battered areas
Syria: Evacuations from besieged, battered areas

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group reported earlier in the day Russia's military police would be deployed inside Douma to take custodianship of the town. At least 170,000 people, including civilians and rebel fighters, have also been evacuated out of the area. In April 2017, under a deal sponsored by regime a...

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  • Brazil's left shaken by prospects of Lula jail, markets rally
Brazil's left shaken by prospects of Lula jail, markets rally

Lula says the corruption charges against him are politically motivated and created to stop him from running for president again in October's election. Likewise polls also show that Lula who had world record breaking support ratings when he stepped down from office in 2011, now also has a very significant rejection percentage, which questions how hi...

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  • Opposition turning increasingly violent against BJP: Modi
Opposition turning increasingly violent against BJP: Modi

I had heard a tale that when a devastating flood comes, all the trees, plants, leaves, etc flow away and then all animals including snake, mongoose, dog, cat, Cheetah, Lion jumps on a single banyan tree because they all are scared of the water below the tree.

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  • Iowa joins lawsuit against Census citizenship question
Iowa joins lawsuit against Census citizenship question

He added that it would end a longstanding bipartisan effort to ensure the census is accurate and that the Bureau of the Census carries out its mandate to conduct a full and fair count of the population, including citizens and non-citizens.

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  • Mexico presidential frontrunner blasts Trump call for border troops
Mexico presidential frontrunner blasts Trump call for border troops

That was just one of the things U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen reportedly told Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Luis Videgaray Caso on Wednesday. "We will only act in the best interest of Mexicans", the Mexican leader said. "We will reach Puebla in different buses". And it ignored how many of those who did intend to come ...

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  • Thunderbird Pilot Killed in Crash at Nevada Test and Training Range
Thunderbird Pilot Killed in Crash at Nevada Test and Training Range

The identity of the pilot is being withheld for next of kin notification, and the crash is being investigated. An accident investigation has been opened into the cause of the mishap, which wass the third US military aircraft crash this week.

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  • Friday brings a welcome break between storms on Vancouver Island
Friday brings a welcome break between storms on Vancouver Island

Friday will be mostly cloudy and rain is possible late in the afternoon, especially north of I-20 and west of I-65. We will see a much cooler day Saturday under a mostly cloudy sky. A chance of rain and snow is in the forecast for Friday night. Saturday starts in the 60s, drops to the 40s once the front passes by mid-morning and then bounces ba...

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  • German Court Says Spain Separatist Leader Can't Be Extradited for Rebellion
German Court Says Spain Separatist Leader Can't Be Extradited for Rebellion

It wasn't immediately clear when Puigdemont would be released. "The government is sure that Spain's justice system will take the appropriate measures given these new circumstances, to ensure respect for the laws of our country", the source added.

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  • 5.3-magnitude natural disaster rocks Los Angeles area
5.3-magnitude natural disaster rocks Los Angeles area

Geological Survey. CBS Los Angeles reports the quake originated near the Channel Islands. The epicenter of the quake was approximately 57 kilometers southwest of Santa Cruz Island and about 11 miles deep in the ocean. "So far, thankfully, there hasn't been any damage reported out of this", he said . Emergency-response agencies say Californ...

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  • This hurricane season could be worse than average, forecasters say
This hurricane season could be worse than average, forecasters say

Of the seven hurricanes experts expect 2018 to bring, three are forecast to be classified as " major hurricanes ", in other words, a Category 3, 4 or 5 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Scale . The CSU researchers also found that in 2018 there is a 52% chance for a major storm to hit US-owned islands in the Caribbean, versus an average 42% chance for ...

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  • Trump's Mexican border wall is as counterfeit as he is
Trump's Mexican border wall is as counterfeit as he is

He also claimed that people are flowing over the border "trying to take advantage of DACA". Osornio and other Dreamers at SIU say they are anxious about their futures following a weekend of tweets from President Trump . The caravans usually don't proceed much farther north than the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. Republicans must go to Nuclear...

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  • My Family's Distant Connection to Dr. King
My Family's Distant Connection to Dr. King

You can see where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr . was standing when the single fatal shot struck him in the head. The man, later identified as Marcus Wayne Chenault Jr. A gospel singer led a rousing rendition of " Lift Every Voice and Sing ", and the gathering took on the air of a mass meeting. King and his advisers, Reed said, realized that "s...

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