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Russian Federation to move air defenses to Syria 'soon,' warns Israel against attack

Russian Federation to move air defenses to Syria 'soon,' warns Israel against attack Syrian forces used Soviet-era air defense systems and fired 112 surface-to-air missiles to repel the USA -led strikes, destroying 71 out of the 103 missiles launched by the Western coalition last week, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. [Full Article...]

Special memorial held for Barbara Bush

Special memorial held for Barbara Bush Trump "looking extremely happy and smiling broadly". More than the anything the photo seems to serve as a reminder that despite one's political differences with another, it is impossible to come together for the greater good. But it wasn't the fact that she attended solo that got the internet talking, with the president nowhere to be seen. President Trump did not join the 1,500 mourners at S... [Full Article...]

Trade disputes, debt burden threaten global growth

Trade disputes, debt burden threaten global growth In his address to the IMF , Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel yesterday said that although the quota increases under the 14th General Review of Quotas (GRQ), renewal of New Arrangements to Borrow (NAB) and bilateral commitments have helped in maintaining the current lending capacity, IMF would continue to require sufficient resources to respond to actual, potential, or prospective fina... [Full Article...]

A 2017 data audit said Facebook's practices were A

A 2017 data audit said Facebook's practices were A According to a heavily redacted copy of the latest audit published on FTC's website , there seemed to be nothing wrong with Facebook's privacy measures when the audit was conducted. Considering the number of Facebook users in the United States, the company could lose billions of dollars. Later, they went on to sell the data which Facebook had no control over. [Full Article...]

Jets' historic win leads to Winnipeg traffic jams — Twitter reaction

Jets' historic win leads to Winnipeg traffic jams — Twitter reaction That was followed up by goals from Little, Brandon Tanev and Joe Armia by 11:59 of the opening frame. The excitement is bringing Manitobans together - literally. Nikolaj Ehlers will be a scratch in game five of the Jets first round series against the Minnesota Wild in the Stanley Cup Playoffs . They're a unsafe team. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un: North Korea no longer needs nuclear tests

Kim Jong Un: North Korea no longer needs nuclear tests Last year, Pyongyang tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile it said could reach the U.S. mainland, raising the prospect that Kim could follow through on his threat to target the United States . In March, Trump accepted an invitation from Kim and agreed to meet with the DPRK leader, but emphasized that the policy of applying pressure on Pyongyang to denuclearize would stay in place. [Full Article...]

CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from tainted lettuce

CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from tainted lettuce Romaine lettuce may be linked to recent E. coli infections, Consumer Reports warns. There's a new warning for anyone who has recently bought any type of romaine lettuce: if you don't know where it was grown, throw it out. According to the latest figures from the CDC , 53 people in 16 states have been become ill, including 12 people in Pennsylvania, 10 people in Idaho, seven people in New ... [Full Article...]

Berlin police defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

Berlin police defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation The disposal of the bomb yesterday resulted in evacuation of the train station, the Economy Ministry, a museum and part of a hospital. It is the latest in a number of unexploded bombs found recently in Germany including one at Berlin's Tegel airport and another in Frankfurt past year, which led to the evacuation of 65,00 people. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Announces Plan to Countersue Democrats for DNC Server

Donald Trump Announces Plan to Countersue Democrats for DNC Server The lawsuit says Trump and his associates had relationships with Russia that enabled creation of a Trump-Russia conspiracy. "This can be good news in that we will now counter for the DNC Server that they refused to give to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Wendy Wasserman Schultz Servers and Documents held by the Pakistani mystery man and Clinton Emails", President Trump, a Republican, ... [Full Article...]

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Los Alamitos Over Anti-Sanctuary Ordinance

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Los Alamitos Over Anti-Sanctuary Ordinance Other Southern California communities have begun to join Los Alamitos , with Hesperia , Orange County , Mission Viejo , Huntington Beach , Escondido , Fountain Valley , Aliso Viejo , Newport Beach , Westminster , San Juan Capistrano and San Diego County choosing to not comply with the state law. [Full Article...]

Missouri Gov. Greitens indicted on felony computer-tampering charge

Missouri Gov. Greitens indicted on felony computer-tampering charge Earlier this year, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch uncovered emails showing that Greitens' former assistant sent The Mission Continues donor list to Laub and another campaign staff member two months earlier than what the governor attested to in the consent decree with the ethics commission. [Full Article...]

Karnataka polls: 29 file papers on first day

Karnataka polls: 29 file papers on first day And on the same day, the opposition #Congress party, too, declared for the very first time its candidate list with 218 names at one go. People should ignore this campaign of lies, fear and divisiveness by Congress President Rahul Gandhi and vote for change, he said. [Full Article...]

IDF Source Credits Israel with Attack on Iranians in Syria

IDF Source Credits Israel with Attack on Iranians in Syria Israel shot down an Iranian drone over northern Israel on February 10, and revealed last week that the unmanned aircraft was actually armed. The target of the drone is still unclear. Israelis have come to a two-minute standstill to remember fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism as the country marks Memorial Day, one of the most somber days on its calendar. [Full Article...]

Oil climbs as glut wanes, traders eye $70/bbl on United States crude

Oil climbs as glut wanes, traders eye $70/bbl on United States crude Crude oil imports have decreased in recent years as USA crude oil production has increased. US crude and gasoline inventories fell last week, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report April 17, in contrast to forecasts for a build in USA government data later. [Full Article...]

Here's what happened on the fatal Southwest Airlines flight

Here's what happened on the fatal Southwest Airlines flight We would do a very methodical investigation", Sumwalt told reporters Wednesday in Philadelphia. "I just remember holding my husband's hand, and we just prayed and prayed and prayed". On Wednesday, other airlines that use planes fitted with the CFM56-7B engine, including United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, said they had begun inspecting some of their aircraft. [Full Article...]

Miguel Diaz-Canel formally proposed to replace Castro as Cuban president

Miguel Diaz-Canel formally proposed to replace Castro as Cuban president As Cuba moves to elect a new president, we remember the contributions of Raul Castro to the Cuban revolution. But he is also a long-time Communist Party apparatchik who is not expected to push for sweeping political change. He will become the island's first leader born after the 1959 revolution not named Castro. One opponent, Hildebrando Chaviano, dismissed him as a "Mr Nobody" with no polic... [Full Article...]

Two EF-1 Tornadoes Confirmed in Johnson and Franklin Counties

Two EF-1 Tornadoes Confirmed in Johnson and Franklin Counties The weather service estimated Sunday's tornado was on the ground in Craig County for less than a minute but it damaged about a half-dozen homes, flipped a truck over onto another vehicle, and felled around 50 trees. The agency's North Little Rock office said an additional eight EF-1 twisters and an another EF-0 storm were also recorded. Straight-line wind damage was found in Mountain Home, locat... [Full Article...]

Livestream trouble for United States plane passenger

Livestream trouble for United States plane passenger After a Wednesday NTSB update, we now know more about what was happening just after the engine exploded. But he didn't expect long-term impact on Southwest, whose stock symbol is LUV. The GE-Safran partnership that built the engine said it was sending about 40 technicians to help with Southwest's inspections. The airline was also working to get passengers to their destinations and to help the ... [Full Article...]

President Trump orders flags to half-staff for Barbara Bush

President Trump orders flags to half-staff for Barbara Bush As he headed to the United States earlier this week, the Japanese premier said the abduction issue would be high on his agenda - and at yesterday's press conference, he thanked Trump profusely for his support on the matter. Abe has faced criticism in Japan for not getting an exemption to recently introduced USA tariffs on steel and aluminum. During remarks ahead of Wednesday's trade talks, Tru... [Full Article...]

Alumina target reduction on the cards for Rio after USA sanction

Alumina target reduction on the cards for Rio after USA sanction Rusal and its major shareholder Oleg Deripaska were included on a USA sanctions blacklist this month, leading to anxiety among many of its customers, suppliers and creditors who fear they too could be hit by sanctions through association with the company. [Full Article...]


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