• Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 92 years with star-studded concert
Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 92 years with star-studded concert

According to TIME , the Queen's other birthday celebrates the moment she became a monarch. Meanwhile, the Queen will be celebrating her real birthday on Saturday by holding a massive party for her family and friends. Luckily, in the Spring there is a traditional military parade called "Trooping the Colour" - a big old march of all of t...

Read more

  • European Union welcomes NK's decision to stop nuclear, missile tests
European Union welcomes NK's decision to stop nuclear, missile tests

South Korea's presidential office also welcomed North Korea's announcement as "meaningful progress" toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Margot Wallstrom said Saturday that it's "good news" that steps are being taken "to de-escalate and to defer from further bomb and missile tests ".

Read more

  • Prince Charles to be next Commonwealth head
Prince Charles to be next Commonwealth head

Queen Elizabeth earlier appealed to the Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son, saying it was her desire Prince Charles take over "one day" when opening the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London on Thursday. "They will also consider reform and renewal of the Commonwealth", a Commonwealth statement said. While 32% said the role sho...

Read more

  • Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter
Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter

Riordan was reportedly given CPR while on the plane and rushed to a hospital, but her injuries were too severe. The FAA is ordering airlines to inspect hundreds of jet engines similar to one that exploded on a Southwest flight , killing one and injuring seven others.

Read more

  • Chuck Schumer will celebrate 4/20 by introducing marijuana decriminalization bill
Chuck Schumer will celebrate 4/20 by introducing marijuana decriminalization bill

Via Twitter , Schumer noted that under current Federal law, marijuana is considered as risky as heroin, and treats it less favorably than cocaine. Schumer first shared his intentions Thursday in an interview with Vice News , in which he decried the negative effects of current marijuana laws, under which the drug has the same legal classificati...

Read more

  • Romanian leaders fight over embassy move to Jerusalem
Romanian leaders fight over embassy move to Jerusalem

Liviu Dragnea , chairman of the Social Democratic Party, claimed in a tv interview Thursday the authorities had chose to proceed to the embassy. Iohannis said the decision was "not based on firm, wide-ranging evaluations". Romania's decision comes just a week after Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely flew to Bucharest to meet with Roma...

Read more

  • Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site
Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

The US military, which heads a coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria , said Tuesday it had seen the jihadists "resurge" in some parts of Syria under government control. United States officials have raised concerns that Russian Federation may have tampered with the site while inspectors were denied access. He denied that Russi...

Read more

  • Central Berlin evacuated for World War II bomb removal
Central Berlin evacuated for World War II bomb removal

The operation will affect long-distance and commuter rail services passing through Berlin's main station from 9 a.m. (0700 GMT) onward. The evacuation area, a circle around the construction site north of the train station where the bomb was discovered during digging, also includes a hospital, the main office of Germany's foreign intelligence se...

Read more

  • Justice Department Refers McCabe To Prosecutors, But Unclear If They'll Charge Him
Justice Department Refers McCabe To Prosecutors, But Unclear If They'll Charge Him

The criminal complaint comes just hours after GOP members of Congress sent their own "referral" to the Justice Department surrounding former Obama aides and their role in using the "Trump Dossier" to obtain FISA warrants. "I like him very much as a person, but sometimes even good people do things they shouldn't do", Comey said. "Inside his commen...

Read more

  • BJP, Congress cross swords over Justice Loya verdict
BJP, Congress cross swords over Justice Loya verdict

Deploring the role played by Bhushan in the case, justice DY Chandrachud, who authored the judgment on behalf of the three-judge bench, said, "Prashant Bhushan adopted a dual mantle and went to the length of personally collecting evidence to bolster the case".

Read more

  • Get a Handle on board Assembly to austerity plans for Puerto Rico
Get a Handle on board Assembly to austerity plans for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's legislators are now debating whether to privatize the island's power authority, which is $14 in debt. "Hurricane Maria produced the largest blackout in U.S. Morales is one of thousands still waiting for water and power as the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is pushing a bill to privatize ...

Read more

  • Cuba nominates Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro
Cuba nominates Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro

Facing biological reality but still active and apparently healthy, Raul Castro is stepping down as president in an effort to guarantee that new leaders can maintain the government's grip on power in the face of economic stagnation, an aging population and increasing disenchantment among younger generations.

Read more

  • Castro Socialism Will Be Goal for Cuba's New President
Castro Socialism Will Be Goal for Cuba's New President

Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba , Wednesday, April 18, 2018. "Raul Castro will still preside over decisions of major importance for the present and future of the nation", Diaz-Canel said yesterday. He gained prominence as party leader in Villa Clara and ...

Read more

  • No charges will be filed in Prince's death
No charges will be filed in Prince's death

The investigation into how Prince obtained the highly addictive painkiller is now closed. Metz also said that a significant number of prescription pills were found at Prince's Paisley Park estate that were not placed in the container provided by the pharmacy, and that evidence suggests Prince took counterfeit Vicodin laced with Fentanyl .

Read more

  • Trump dumps Trans-Pacific Partnership . . . again
Trump dumps Trans-Pacific Partnership . . . again

He moved this "it has to take USA interest for us to choose a second look and go in it". Last year, when Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, he proposed a bilateral trade deal with Japan in its place. The US has been calling for launching bilateral trade talks with the Asian economic giant, with the hopes of getting market access g...

Read more

  • Kansas secretary of state in contempt in voting case, judge says
Kansas secretary of state in contempt in voting case, judge says

Wednesday's ruling from U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson stems from a legal challenge to Kansas' proof-of-citizenship voter law, which requires people to show ID including a birth certificate or passport when they register to vote. Kobach and his lawyers initially said in court documents that they were only obligated to send affected voters the...

Read more

  • ESU students organizing rally, march for
ESU students organizing rally, march for "sensible gun reform"

San Bernardino: CTA Secretary-Treasurer David Goldberg will join students and educators at Arroyo Valley High School for an assembly and student-led walkout honoring gun violence victims and calling for action. They are not endorsed by the schools or district. This isn't a conclusive list; some of the schools might not actually participate. St...

Read more

  • Roll Camera Action: The revival of Saudi Arabian cinema
Roll Camera Action: The revival of Saudi Arabian cinema

Mr. Dawood added: "The entertainment industry in Saudi Arabia holds incredible promise and we are firmly committed to seeing the exciting world of worldwide, regional and Saudi filmmaking featured in cinemas in every major city in the Kingdom, as set out in Vision 2030".

Read more

  • Pittsburgh region's air pollution worsening, report says
Pittsburgh region's air pollution worsening, report says

Ozone pollution is caused by chemical reactions resulting from emissions by motor vehicles and industry in the presence of sunlight. It presents the "latest analysis of worldwide air pollution exposures and health impacts" and is a global update on outdoor, or ambient , air pollution.

Read more

  • Melania Trump, ex-presidents will attend Barbara Bush's funeral
Melania Trump, ex-presidents will attend Barbara Bush's funeral

Audience members, who gave the Bushes several standing ovations during the hourlong event, were delighted with the "down-to-earth" couple, as one Lowell resident described them. I'm a lucky man that Barbara Bush was my mother. She had grit and grace, brains and beauty. She showed us what an honest, vibrant, full life looks like.

Read more

  • Turkish president calls snap elections for June
Turkish president calls snap elections for June

The small Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) nationalist party headed by Devlet Bahceli is believed to have supported the call for the early vote. And now, in June 2018, the country will hold both parliamentary and presidential elections, which will be the fifth and the sixth elections in Turkey in the last five years.

Read more

  • Syrians and Russians stop inspectors from visiting site of suspected chemical attack
Syrians and Russians stop inspectors from visiting site of suspected chemical attack

The Syrian authorities also allowed some foreign journalists to visit Douma, and some of the reports coming from the town have been highly skeptical about the reported attack . Experts arrived in Damascus on Saturday, but they have been unable to visit the nearby town of Douma because of "security issues" cited by Russian Federation.

Read more

  • James Comey Saved His Biggest Surprises for His Book's Smallest Details
James Comey Saved His Biggest Surprises for His Book's Smallest Details

Comey , in the midst of promoting his memoir that hit bookstore shelves just hours earlier, said he worries that Americans have come to accept Trump's bluster as the new normal. Dan Kovalik, a human rights and labor lawyer, told Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear that Comey's new book has made him "a hero of liberals in the USA".

Read more

  • Ex-president Serzh Sargsyan appointed Armenian PM as opposition declares 'velvet revolution'
Ex-president Serzh Sargsyan appointed Armenian PM as opposition declares 'velvet revolution'

The ruling Republican Party of Armenia and the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) factions on April 16 unanimously approved Sarkisian as the nominee for the post. The latter require that they do not restrict the right to movement of citizens. Pashinyan gained another prominent ally on Monday in radical opposition leader Jirayr Sef...

Read more

  • Jimmy Kimmel mocks 'my pal' Sean Hannity after lawyer bombshell
Jimmy Kimmel mocks 'my pal' Sean Hannity after lawyer bombshell

After it was revealed in a court hearing Monday that Cohen represented Hannity , Fox News did not say whether it knew that ahead of time, or whether Hannity had any ethical obligation to reveal that relationship to viewers. "The question for me is, why Sean didn't disclose this earlier", Williams said. Hannity , who said on his radio s...

Read more

  • The Guy Who Threatened Stormy Daniels Looks Like a Teen Heartthrob
The Guy Who Threatened Stormy Daniels Looks Like a Teen Heartthrob

The drawing of the man who Daniels claimed told her to leave Donald Trump alone has drawn comparisons to National Football League superstar Tom Brady and actor Willem Defoe , but there's another who bears a striking resemblance to the sketch.

Read more

  • Minnesota School Knife Attack by Boy, 8, Injures 3 Others
Minnesota School Knife Attack by Boy, 8, Injures 3 Others

The Minnesota elementary school student used a similar knife to attack his classmates. The incident lasted about 5 minutes and took place in a school hallway. Mental health professionals are available on site at Pleasantview Elementary. Children under the age of 10 can not be criminally charged in Minnesota.

Read more

  • Barbara Bush in failing health, source says
Barbara Bush in failing health, source says

Bush have dealt with health problems in recent years. It said that Mrs Bush, after consulting with relatives and doctors, had chose to "focus on comfort care" at the family home in Houston. In April 2017, he was released from a hospital in Houston after being treated for two weeks for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis. Bush told an ...

Read more

  • Top GOPer Paul Ryan joins a historic pre-election stampede for the exits
Top GOPer Paul Ryan joins a historic pre-election stampede for the exits

It will also fuel speculation that Ryan is eyeing a coming Democratic surge, fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump , that could wrest control of the House from Republicans' grip. Reacting to Ryan's looming exit, Trump hailed him as a good man, who legacy will live on. McCarthy's 2015 bidding to become speaker neglected part as he di...

Read more

  • Trump bashes Comey#039;slippery' ahead of Publication release
Trump bashes Comey#039;slippery' ahead of Publication release

And James Comey said in a soon-to-air interview that his assumption that Hillary Clinton would win the presidency affected his behavior before the election, but in a manner that helped Trump. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Comey will "be forever known as a disgraced partisan hack" after the publication of his book, " A Higher Loyalty...

Read more

  • Paul Ryan openly endorses Kevin McCarthy as his successor
Paul Ryan openly endorses Kevin McCarthy as his successor

Ryan claimed he has chose to not to seek reelection strictly so he could spend time with family, though many speculate that he stepped down to avoid the midterm election , where the Democrats have a very good chance of taking the House of Representatives from the Republicans.

Read more

  • Madikizela-Mandela was 'proud, defiant,' wounded
Madikizela-Mandela was 'proud, defiant,' wounded

She warned the "hypocrites" who hid the truth and marginalised her mother. "However, we are happy that after her death truth has been coming out one by one, ' she added". She was sacked after allegations of corruption emerged with her name featuring prominently. However, he was later forced underground, after being pursued by apartheid authorit...

Read more

  • IPL: Roy powers in Delhi victory over Mumbai
IPL: Roy powers in Delhi victory over Mumbai

Hardik Pandya, who had twisted his ankle in the tournament opener against Chennai Super Kings , reclaimed his regular spot at the expense of Pradeep Sangwan. Mumbai's Hardik Pandya had no answer for the rampaging-Brit, the allrounder leaking 32 runs from his two overs and giving Roy the flawless start to capitalise on.

Read more

  • Family of four displaced after Chesapeake house fire
Family of four displaced after Chesapeake house fire

The fire was extinguished within 15 minutes. "What I'll do is I'll spray down the house and keep it wet", said Rutkowski. Crews from the Vincennes Township, Decker Township, and Johnson Township Fire Department were on scene, as well as the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

Read more

  • Turkish, British leaders discuss Syria post airstrikes
Turkish, British leaders discuss Syria post airstrikes

Addressing crowds in Istanbul's Fatih district, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan voiced support for the joint operation into Syria. Erdogan told May that the only way to long-lasting peace in Syria was a "political solution", the source added.

Read more

  • Russian Federation nerve agent tested BEFORE Skripal attack, damning dossier claims
Russian Federation nerve agent tested BEFORE Skripal attack, damning dossier claims

On March 4, Sergei Skripal, who had been convicted in Russian Federation of spying for Great Britain, and his daughter Yulia suffered the effects of an alleged nerve agent in the British city of Salisbury. It insists that the nerve agent used on the Skripals could easily have been manufactured in any other country with an advanced chemical research...

Read more

  • Members of US Congress Release Statement on Gaza Protests
Members of US Congress Release Statement on Gaza Protests

According to witnesses, Israeli forces used teargas against a field hospital set up near the border. Israel accused Hamas, the extremist movement that runs Gaza and with whom it has fought three wars since 2008, of using the protests as a cover to carry out violence.

Read more

  • Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty to conspiracy and money laundering
Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty to conspiracy and money laundering

The indictment , unsealed Monday, charges that personal ads on the Backpage.com site allowed prostitution and sex trafficking, netting more than $500 million since the site's creation in 2004. "It is appropriate that Backpage is now facing criminal charges in Arizona, where the company was founded, and I applaud the tremendous efforts of the agent...

Read more

  • Search for vanished family turns up woman's body
Search for vanished family turns up woman's body

The crash was discovered on March 26 along the Mendocino County coastline on Highway 1 near Westport. "At this point, certainly, the theory is the child was from this vehicle", Allman said. The California Highway Patrol has also said the crash is thought to have been intentional . Carpenter said the family stopped in the small town of Nasell...

Read more

  • Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain on tap for Almaguin this weekend
Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain on tap for Almaguin this weekend

More freezing rain is expected in the evening with 0 the low. Weather watchers say that it's looking increasingly likely that a "major ice storm" will strike southerly parts of the province this weekend. "A few rounds of precipitation are likely during this period with a significant threat of prolonged freezing rain in some areas, especially on S...

Read more