GOP's grasp on state Senate, rent control at stake in special election

Among the questions he would not answer is whether he has personally discussed the matter with Cuomo. Republicans expect him to keep his word. Patrick Gallivan, an Elma Republican. "I have many times publicly and privately expressed my admiration... More..

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United Nations envoy warns Syria's Idlib is 'big new challenge'
by | Thursday, April 26, 2018

United Nations envoy warns Syria's Idlib is 'big new challenge'

He also said there had been no follow-up to an agreement at a large peace conference, hosted in the Black Sea resort of Sochi by Vladimir Putin, to set up a constitutional commission on the future of Syria . B...More..

'Schoolhouse Rock' composer Bob Dorough, RIP
by | Thursday, April 26, 2018

'Schoolhouse Rock' composer Bob Dorough, RIP

The Arkansas-born, Texas-raised Dorough began working in music in the army, serving as a composer, arranger and player in the Special Services Army Band between 1943 and '45, before getting a Bachelor of Musi...More..

Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy

President Donald Trump has pulled his choice for USA ambassador to Australia and will send him to South Korea instead, according to several media reports. Bishop said Australia understands the challenges ...More..

Lawmakers hail man who disarmed United States shooter
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Lawmakers hail man who disarmed United States shooter

Police spokesman Don Aaron said Reinking requested a lawyer and was taken to a hospital before being booked into custody. That's when a call came from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying Reinking had tr...More..

Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist

The court decided Madsen had "dismembered the body to hide the evidence from the crime he had committed", Burkoe said. She disappeared after accepting Madsen's invitation for a short voyage on his home-made s...More..

Malaysia hunts 'foreign spies' who gunned down Palestinian scientist
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Malaysia hunts 'foreign spies' who gunned down Palestinian scientist

Malaysia's police chief Mohamad Fuzi Harun said a task force has been formed to investigate the killing but would not speculate on the motive or whether foreign assassins were involved. Malaysian police on Wedn...More..

Trump backs VA pick but publicly floats withdrawal
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Trump backs VA pick but publicly floats withdrawal

The White House feels Jackson is being "railroaded" and will push back forcefully, the official said, adding that President Donald Trump is not wobbling over his selection. Before serving as a White House physi...More..

Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar are now married!
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar are now married!

Milind, Ankita and their entire group of close family and friends is present at the do to celebrate their togetherness and bless the couple. Milind Soman (52) and Ankita Konwar (27) have been in a relat...More..

CJI impeachment: Speculation as judges meet extended by 15 minutes
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

CJI impeachment: Speculation as judges meet extended by 15 minutes

Leaders of seven opposition parties on Friday submitted a notice for the impeachment of Misra to Naidu, reports said. Describing Naidu's move as "unprecedented", the Congress leader stressed that never bef...More..

Israel hints it could hit Iran's 'air force' in Syria
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Israel hints it could hit Iran's 'air force' in Syria

The minister stressed that Israel is ready for every scenario, including a multi-front scenario, adding: "I don't remember a time when we were so prepared and so ready, both the army and the people of Israel". ...More..

IMF's Lagarde warns govts not to harm trade, investment
by | Monday, April 23, 2018

IMF's Lagarde warns govts not to harm trade, investment

Aggregate growth in emerging market and developing economies was projected to firm up further, the International Monetary Fund said, with continued strong growth in emerging Asia and a modest upswing in commodi...More..

Brexit: Downing Street insists United Kingdom will still leave customs union
by | Monday, April 23, 2018

Brexit: Downing Street insists United Kingdom will still leave customs union

What is the argument for staying in the customs union? The government has proposed two ways of ensuring that trade is "as frictionless as possible" with the European Union once Britain ends a status quo tr...More..

by | Monday, April 23, 2018

Russian Federation to deliver S-300 air defence systems to Syria for free

The American military airstrikes were in response to a suspected chemical gas attack on the district of Douma. Moscow had "refused" to supply the surface-to-air missile system to Syria a few years ago after...More..

Special memorial held for Barbara Bush
by | Monday, April 23, 2018

Special memorial held for Barbara Bush

Their wives, as well as current first lady Melania Trump were also there to pay respects to Barbara Bush . Her husband, likewise, is remembered as a reasonable, amiable man, who perhaps didn't have his wif...More..

Qatar condemns IS deadly terror attack in Afghanistan
by | Monday, April 23, 2018

Qatar condemns IS deadly terror attack in Afghanistan

Among them eight children, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Telegraph. The bomber targeted civilians who were registering for national identification cards, Kabul police chief Gen. On Friday...More..

Throw Away Romaine Lettuce Unless Source is Known — CDC
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Throw Away Romaine Lettuce Unless Source is Known — CDC

Symptoms included stomach cramps, diarrhea and vomiting, the CDC said. The Centers for Disease Control is warning consumers not to eat store-bought chopped romaine lettuce . "We know that government in...More..

North Korea suspends nuclear and long-range missile tests
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

North Korea suspends nuclear and long-range missile tests

Kim Dong-gil, the director of the Korean Peninsula Center at Peking University, says now that North Korea has nuclear weapons , he believes they will use them as a bargaining chip to officially end the 1950-...More..

BATTLE TO THE DEATH: It's Andrew McCabe Versus James Comey
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

BATTLE TO THE DEATH: It's Andrew McCabe Versus James Comey

Separately on Wednesday, a contingent of Trump's supporters in the House referred a number of names to the Justice Department because they said former FBI Director James Comey, McCabe, Hillary Clinton and oth...More..

World War II bomb find sparks evacuation in Berlin
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

World War II bomb find sparks evacuation in Berlin

The bomb was defused by a team of five police specialists, and it was transported to an area outside of town before being destroyed in a controlled explosion. British bombers alone dropped more than 45,000 tons...More..

Windrush scandal: Home Office probing more than 100 cases
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Windrush scandal: Home Office probing more than 100 cases

At Prime Minister's Questions, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn demanded to know whether Mrs May had signed off the decision to destroy the landing cards in 2010 when she was Home Secretary . "It is not a new situa...More..

Senate Commerce and Public Safety Committee approves school safety plan
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Senate Commerce and Public Safety Committee approves school safety plan

Arizona Education Association President Joe Thomas said in a press conference Thursday that 78 percent of the more than 57,000 educators who voted supported a walkout , calling the vote "historic". Before T...More..

Time running out for potential case against Gov. Greitens' charity
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time running out for potential case against Gov. Greitens' charity

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office in a tweet Wednesday said they would review the evidence before making a decision on whether or not to charge Greitens with another felony. "And when I have my day in cou...More..

Queen Elizabeth II wants son Charles to lead Commonwealth
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Queen Elizabeth II wants son Charles to lead Commonwealth

It is widely assumed that the Queen , who celebrates her 92nd birthday on Saturday, is presiding over her last CHOGM having curtailed her overseas travel, apart from Europe, in 2013. "It is my honest wish th...More..

Former 911 operator sentenced for hanging up on callers
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Former 911 operator sentenced for hanging up on callers

Court documents indicate Williams took the call, and before the caller could finish speaking, she reportedly said, "Ain't nobody got time for this". A man called 911 after an armed robber targeted the conveni...More..

Southwest Airlines engine explosion: USA orders fan blade inspections
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Southwest Airlines engine explosion: USA orders fan blade inspections

When investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board examined the broken engine in Philadelphia just hours after it made an emergency landing, they immediately saw that one of the left engine's 24 f...More..

Tax deadline extended after IRS online payment site fails
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Tax deadline extended after IRS online payment site fails

Thankfully, taxpayers can use other methods of payment, such as paying by credit card, by mail, by bank withdrawal, or through a third party, like tax filing software. A reduction in funding has caused prob...More..

Sully Reflects on Similarities in Southwest Emergency Landing
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Sully Reflects on Similarities in Southwest Emergency Landing

When the engine blew, the plane leaned sharply and started dropping. As the plane immediately depressurized, a female passenger sitting next to the broken window was almost sucked out of the airline before her ...More..

by | Friday, April 20, 2018

SC rejects petitions seeking independent probe in Judge Loya's murder case

The judgement said there was "no reason to doubt the statements of sitting judges" and the intent of the petitioners had been to "malign the judiciary". "There has been no investigation till date in death of J...More..

Who is Cuba's next president?
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Who is Cuba's next president?

While preparing to order Cuban coffee and breakfast with his new family at a bakery, he said he's pessimistic about the island's future, because he distrusts Diaz-Canel even more than Raul Castro . Miguel Diaz...More..