• PLO official calls for ICC probe into Israeli 'crimes'
PLO official calls for ICC probe into Israeli 'crimes'

He gave the Israeli army's execution of unarmed Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip over the past three weeks as an example of the Israeli crimes, calling for the formation of an worldwide commission of inquiry to hold the occupation accountable for its crimes and to provide global protection for the unarmed Palestinian people.

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  • Syrian army starts shelling IS positions south of Damascus
Syrian army starts shelling IS positions south of Damascus

Western countries launched their first co-ordinated action against Assad last week (April 14) to punish him for a suspected gas attack they say killed scores of people during an advance that captured the town of Ghouta near the capital. Thousands of civilians, including the fighters' families, are expected to leave with them for northern Syria be...

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  • Swazi King Renames Swaziland As eSwatini
Swazi King Renames Swaziland As eSwatini

King Mswati explained that the name had caused some confusion, saying: "Whenever we go overseas, people refer to us as Switzerland". It is now the Kingdom of eSwatini , which means "land of the Swazis " in Swazi. He explained that in the world Swaziland the name caused confusion because of the similarity with the name of Swiss (eng. - Switzer...

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  • Thousands Evacuated at Berlin Soon after World War II Bomb Is Found
Thousands Evacuated at Berlin Soon after World War II Bomb Is Found

The evacuation zone included homes, government ministries, hospitals and museums. United Kingdom bomb, which is now being defused, was found at Heidestrasse street, after which police ordered all the buildings located within a 800-meter (over 2,600 feet) radius of the explosive to be evacuated, Der Tagesspiegel media outlet reported.

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  • Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy
Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

He called for a resolution of their Israeli-Palestinian conflict via a "two-state resolution". Israel occupied mainly Palestinian east Jerusalem and the surrounding region in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed it, declaring the whole city its capital.

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  • SF Alums Are the Two Gilchrist Deputies Murdered in Trenton
SF Alums Are the Two Gilchrist Deputies Murdered in Trenton

Two Gilchrist County Sheriff's deputies were shot and killed Thursday in a restaurant in Trenton, Florida, in what appeared to be an ambush, according to officials. "They don't need to be remembered strictly for their untimely death, but they need to be remembered for the type of people that they are", Schultz said.

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  • Killed in Oklahoma Wildfires, Threat Continues
Killed in Oklahoma Wildfires, Threat Continues

In Roger Mills County the East Reydon Fire has destroyed 1,232 acres and is 100 percent contained. Officials say fires that crossed from Colorado into Kansas have been contained. Deb Beard, a commander of the Southern Area Incident Management team sent by U.S. Forest Service, described the conditions as terrifying. In Oklahoma, temperatures...

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  • Explain Arun Jaitley's 'Hindu nationalism tool': Congress to BJP
Explain Arun Jaitley's 'Hindu nationalism tool': Congress to BJP

He said, "Two days ago a court in Hyderabad delivered a judgment that all the accused in Mecca Masjid blast case are innocent. There is no such thing as saffron terror ", Punia had said, adding, "We believe that terrorism can not be associated with any religion or community".

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  • Kremlin accused of sponsoring cyberattacks targeting United States national security
Kremlin accused of sponsoring cyberattacks targeting United States national security

In a joint conference call, White House cybersecurity coordinator Rob Joyce directly blamed Russian Federation for the attacks and said there would be retaliation, according to the Guardian . BRITAIN would consider launching a cyber attack against Russian Federation in retaliation if Russian Federation targeted British national infrastru...

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  • No objection to hand over Kathua case to CBI: Jitendra Singh
No objection to hand over Kathua case to CBI: Jitendra Singh

The participants of the rally also raised vociferous slogans against India and Hindu extremist organizations. The body of the eight-year-old girl from the nomadic Bakerwal tribe was found in Kathua of Jammu and Kashmir on January 17 this year.

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  • Areas to turn around in series with Boston Celtics
Areas to turn around in series with Boston Celtics

Celtics: Brown is the youngest player in Celtics history to score 30 or more points in a playoff game. The Celtics take a 2-0 advantage to Milwaukee, where they will play Friday (9:30 p.m.) and Saturday (1 p.m.). Bledsoe's struggles are relatively recent, as his production throughout the year has been nothing short of starting-caliber production...

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  • Microsoft protects Google Chrome users with Windows Defender extension
Microsoft protects Google Chrome users with Windows Defender extension

This will help increase Chrome's 87 percent efficiency to Microsoft's claimed 99 percent protection , similar to its Edge browser . Google has taken a similar measure against video advertisements that autoplay with sound. However, before continuing with the feature, a user will need to verify their identity via passcodes, facial recogniti...

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  • Reports on new air base bombings a false alarm
Reports on new air base bombings a false alarm

Syrian air defences are responding to a new series of strikes, according to multiple news reports published on Monday night . Pro-Syrian regime outlets and social-media accounts had reported that air defences had foiled a missile attack on Shayrat air base near Homs, the same location that was targeted in USA missile strikes previous year.

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  • Over 95 Percent Of The World Is Breathing Unsafe Air
Over 95 Percent Of The World Is Breathing Unsafe Air

It ranked Boston as the 47th most polluted city in the nation for ozone, calling that level "significantly improved" from last year's ranking of 37th. Land use patterns on the Wasatch Front have also contributed to worsening air, Siler said. Outside of California, a troubling number of other Western communities made the list of cities most affected...

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  • Snow, Sleet: More Winter Misery In Spring For Chicago
Snow, Sleet: More Winter Misery In Spring For Chicago

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Dane County and communities north and west. So far Wednesday afternoon, the city recorded 1.5 inches of sleet, which technically will go down as snowfall in the record book, he said .

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  • 7 inmates killed, at least 17 others hurt in prison brawl
7 inmates killed, at least 17 others hurt in prison brawl

He said he saw bodies stacking up on each other and correctional officers didn't do anything to stop the violence or check on the injured. Emergency workers from a half-dozen regional agencies assisted in treating the injured inmates, . The prisoner who saw the riot exchanged messages with AP on the condition of anonymity because he is not allowed ...

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  • Thunder Suspend Broadcaster For Game 1 For Describing Westbrook As 'Cotton-Picking'
Thunder Suspend Broadcaster For Game 1 For Describing Westbrook As 'Cotton-Picking'

From there, the Thunder turned it on, starting with some hot shooting from Carmelo Anthony before Paul George took the torch through the third quarter. George, an avid fisherman, referenced a picture he posted on social media of a bass he caught on Thursday in Oklahoma City , when after the game he was asked how big the rim looked to him tonig...

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  • Supreme Court hearing case about online sales tax collection
Supreme Court hearing case about online sales tax collection

Forty states brought the case, arguing that online merchants that don't collect sales tax cost them billions of dollars in lost tax revenue. But several Supreme Court justices suggested that Congress should act to correct the problem if it sees an issue, not the court.

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  • Bodies of Indian family missing in U.S. found
Bodies of Indian family missing in U.S. found

The body of a woman found in the river last Friday has been identified as Soumya Thottapilly, 38, the statement said. On Sunday, 70 searchers worked along the river in an effort to find the vehicle and family. A powerful storm dropped 2 to 5 inches (5 to 13 centimeters) of rain the day the family went missing. On April 9, a body of a girl was di...

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  • Zuckerberg grilled by Congress
Zuckerberg grilled by Congress

Firstly, Baser said the data helps run social plugins and logins to keep the app running properly, analytics for websites and developers and ads and related ad measurement tools. You should also head to https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences and adjust these preferences accordingly. There are, however, other companies too that offer the...

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  • Was Pop's Effusive Praise of LaMarcus Aldridge a Shot at Kawhi Leonard?
Was Pop's Effusive Praise of LaMarcus Aldridge a Shot at Kawhi Leonard?

With Kawhi Leonard appearing in just nine games in 2017-18 due to injury, Aldridge has been the leader of this San Antonio squad. 2 Spurs jersey was the 11th most popular jersey this season. The thinking around the league was that Leonard would not be coming back this season, and on Monday we got word from Yahoo's Shams Charania that the two-...

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  • People losing faith in NIA: Azad on Mecca Masjid blast case acquittals
People losing faith in NIA: Azad on Mecca Masjid blast case acquittals

This is not the only time the NIA has lost cases. NIA seems to have done a complete turnaround in pursuing these cases after the BJP led NDA government came to power. The incident had triggered violent protests and riots, prompting police action in which five more people were killed. Investigation is continuing against two other accused.

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  • 'Night Court' Star Harry Anderson Found Dead in NC Home
'Night Court' Star Harry Anderson Found Dead in NC Home

While no cause of death has been released, foul play is not suspected. He described Anderson as "this demented, semi-famous magician whom I happened to find hilarious". In 1985, he told People magazine that he used to run a classic street hustle, the shell game, in San Francisco, where, at 21 years old, he had his jaw broken by an opponent who ...

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  • Foxx responds to Speaker Ryan's Retirement announcement
Foxx responds to Speaker Ryan's Retirement announcement

Rep. Virginia Foxx responded after Speaker Paul Ryan announced his plan to retire at the close of the 115th Congress. As one man who looked very much like its potential savior just a few years ago he may not want to be that visible if the walls come tumbling down in the next elections.

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  • ZTE kicked out of the US
ZTE kicked out of the US

The ban could prove devastating to ZTE since USA companies supply up to 30pc of components used in ZTE equipment that features in smartphones and broadband modems. In response, the DoC says it will opt to implement the export ban, meaning ZTE and its subsidiaries are cut off from getting hardware and software from American manufacturers.

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  • Pence:
Pence: "Very Close" to Renegotiated NAFTA

The US and its allies France and Britain launched air strikes, targeting sites associated with Syria's chemical weapons capabilities. The issue boiled over on Friday, when Pence and his senior staff were on an eight-hour flight to Peru to attend the Summit of the Americas.

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  • Strong storms moving across Bay Area ahead of cold front Sunday
Strong storms moving across Bay Area ahead of cold front Sunday

Along with the possibility of damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado, flash flooding will be possible . The better chance for rain will come at some point Sunday . Winds will weaken late Monday night.* Location.Near mountain ridge tops and along desert mountain slopes into adjacent desert areas.* Impacts .The winds will make driving diff...

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  • Trump and Gardner strike deal to avoid crackdown on Colorado marijuana
Trump and Gardner strike deal to avoid crackdown on Colorado marijuana

Cory Gardner that the President will support efforts to protect states' that have legalized marijuana, according to a statement from Gardner released Friday. The president has frequently criticized Sessions, particularly over his decision to recuse himself from oversight of the federal investigation into potential collusion between Trump's 2016 pre...

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  • Turkey's Incirlik Airbase Wasn't Used for Airstrikes on Syria - Deputy PM
Turkey's Incirlik Airbase Wasn't Used for Airstrikes on Syria - Deputy PM

Erdogan underlined that Assad regime's attacks with both chemical and conventional weapons should end. "I clearly declare that the president of the United States, the president of France and the British prime minister are criminals", Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a speech, according to his Twitter account.

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  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Voices Support for Military Strikes in Syria
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Voices Support for Military Strikes in Syria

Israel has neither confirmed or denied the strike, but the T4 air base in Syria's central province of Homs is believed to be where Iran launched a drone that infiltrated Israeli airspace two months ago. Lt. Col. Sarit Zehavi, a former Israeli military intelligence officer and founder of the Alma Research and Education Center on Israel's Security Ch...

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  • Syria slams chemical attack in rebel-held Douma as 'premeditated allegations'
Syria slams chemical attack in rebel-held Douma as 'premeditated allegations'

Last year, Trump ordered missile strikes on Syrian government's Sharayat air base short after allegations of chemical weapons attack in Khan Shaykhun town in Idlib. On Feb. 24, the U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2401 which called for a month-long cease-fire in Syria, especially in Eastern Ghouta to allow the delivery of humani...

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  • President Trumps Homeland Security Adviser Resigned
President Trumps Homeland Security Adviser Resigned

She rose to the position of deputy national security adviser for strategy in January following the departure of her predecessor, Dina Powell . "Dr. "Together, we captured your vision for a strong and confident American and developed your America First National Security Strategy - which turned that vision into a strategic direction for your adm...

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  • Pentagon gives details on damage to Syria airstrike targets
Pentagon gives details on damage to Syria airstrike targets

During the NAC meeting, France, the United Kingdom and the United States briefed Allies on their joint military action in Syria overnight, as well as on the additional, non-military measures taken to reinforce the Chemical Weapons Convention.

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  • Inspector General report: Andrew McCabe leaked info, lied to investigators
Inspector General report: Andrew McCabe leaked info, lied to investigators

The report states that McCabe authorized another FBI agent to leak information about an ongoing investigation into Clinton Foundation to The Wall Street Journal , not in the interest of the public, but for his own personal gain. McCabe were unjustified", Bromwich said. McCabe became acting director of the FBI in May 2017, following Presiden...

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  • Israeli troops open fire on Gaza protesters, one killed
Israeli troops open fire on Gaza protesters, one killed

The current wave of protest cannot be understood detached from this context or from the 70-plus year regional conflict and its many complexities, nor can it be solved using military force. The injuries were sustained during a mass protest Friday on Gaza's sealed border with Israel , the third in as many consecutive Fridays. Mohammed al-Haj...

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