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Plane with 65 Passengers on Board Crashes in Central Iran

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The Russian Embassy in Tehran is verifying whether Russian nationals were on board of a plane that crashed in Iran, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Sunday. Authorities said they would be investigating. According to reports, the plane is identified as an ATR-72 . Following the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers, Iran signed deals with both Airbus and Boeing to buy scores of new passenger planes. Read More »

Russian meddling indictment features ties to NC

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Lavrov, just moments earlier, had dismissed the indictments as "just blabber" through an interpreter. Meanwhile, RIA news agency cited the Russian presidential envoy as saying there is no evidence behind the USA indictments and said Moscow has given multiple explanations on what Washington called " Russian meddling efforts". Read More »

YouTube user reported disturbing comment by 'Nikolas Cruz' to Federal Bureau of Investigation

The comment posted by a " Nikolas Cruz " said , "Im going to be a professional school shooter ". "We've had advance indications, and perhaps we haven't been effective enough in intervening immediately to deal with that". The Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead at the hands of a troubled teenager has raised a hard question: How much evidence of potentially violent behavior is needed before authorities can intervene? He has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. Read More »

National MP's had secret WhatsApp group on Barnaby Joyce

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On Saturday, Mr Joyce told the PM he understood the sentiment, but expressed his concern over Mr Turnbull's forcefulness - and also the timing of the tirade, which he argued undermined their ability to move on with the introduction of a new ministerial code of conduct to ban sex with staff. Read More »

'We call BS': Large protest demands gun control after Florida school shooting

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When he phoned the widow of a slain U.S. serviceman in October, his attempted words of comfort fell flat when he told the mourning wife her husband "knew what he signed up for". Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said his office had received more than 20 calls about Cruz in the past few years. During his visit, there was not any mention of the debate over gun regulation set off by the shooting. Read More »

Former Trump aide Manafort accused of bank fraud

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Mueller's team is planning to file new tax-related charges against Gates and Manafort, who served as Trump's campaign chairman . As of Friday evening, no new charges had been filed against Manafort or Gates on the public docket. The document signed Friday by Mueller's team is in response to Manafort lawyers' continuing efforts to present a bail package - essentially based on Manafort's real estate holdings - to keep their client out of confinement and allow him some freedom to leave his ... Read More »

People's thumb more powerful than umpire's finger, says Nawaz Sharif

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He said the people of Lodhran rejected negative politics and reposed confidence in the leadership of PML-N in recent by election. Addressing a mammoth convention of the party workers in Sialkot , the federal minister also said that in the upcoming elections, the people would ensure the sanctity of their votes and the PML-N's convoy led by Nawaz Sharif would soon reach its destination by removing all hurdles and strengthening true democracy and democratic values in the country. Read More »

Russian plot touched even minor Trump supporters

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President Donald Trump said of the allegations, "Russia started their anti-US campaign in 2014, long before I announced that I would run for President". The group bought advertisements on USA social media, created numerous Twitter accounts designed to appear as if they were US groups or people, according to the indictment . Read More »

WVU comes up short against Kansas 77-69

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The discrepancy helped lead to Huggins' ejection as he had to be frustrated by those numbers. The foul differential was 26-14. Big man Udoka Azubuike had a strong second half for the Jayhawks , as he took advantage of additional touches on the interior to finish with a team-high 21 points and five rebounds. Read More »

Hundreds protest outside NRA headquarters following Florida school shooting

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One incident, listed as the year's first school shooting , involved a 31-year-old man who killed himself while he was parked outside a MI elementary school that had been closed for seven months. "We need action, action, action!" We need security now for all these children. President Trump met survivors of the attack Friday. "This is a sickness that has infected the country, unchecked and unfettered gun violence", Lemon passionately expressed to viewers in the video below. Read More »

'Shut up and dribble'

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On Thursday , a video featuring NBA All-Stars LeBron James and Kevin Durant was released on James' Uninterrupted website and James offered harsh criticism of President Donald Trump . "My whole thing is I can't dwell on that, and I can't let that distract me from the real goal at hand, which is to continue to encourage and empower people around the world". Read More »

Russian Federation thrashes US 4-0 in intense Olympic hockey showdown

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The Russians, the strongest team on paper and led by former National Hockey League all stars Pavel Datsyuk and Ilya Kovalchuk , looked set to take the Games by storm when they netted two early goals against the Slovaks. It was a physical game from the moment the puck dropped and the Russians set their sights repeatedly on Jordan Greenway. Wild prospect Kirill Kaprizov led the way Friday with a hat trick in an 8-2 rout of Slovenia as the Russians rebounded from a surprising 3-2 loss to ... Read More »

13 killed after chopper assessing quake damage crashes in southern Mexico

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A helicopter trying to assess damage from Friday's quake in Oaxaca state in Mexico crashed while landing, killing at least 13 people , including three children, Mexican officials reported. Officials in affected states said they were inspecting buildings damaged by last year's quakes, which are especially vulnerable to collapse. Patients were evacuated from a hospital there and from another in the nearby town of Putla Villa de Guerrero. Read More »

Jury awards over $37M to family of woman slain in standoff

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Kenneth Ravenell, the attorney for Kodi's father Corey Cunningham, said the youngster didn't deserve to be shot and then watch his mother die. Ravenell called it an unconstitutional use of excessive force. Ruckle Jr. argued that the officer acted reasonably and out of fear that other officers could have been killed or injured. No one would open the apartment door, which officers eventually kicked in, Ruckle said. Read More »

Russians charged in US election tampering

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According to the indictment released by special counsel Robert Mueller's office, a Russian organization operating under the name Internet Research Agency waged " information warfare " in the USA throughout the election season. I am not at all upset that I am in this list. They "see what they want to see". He has built up a business empire and has been accused of using companies to diffuse pro-Kremlin opinions via fake internet identities. Read More »

Russian Federation says indictments 'absurd', but that's modern American politics

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The indictment documents a broad social-media and propaganda campaign operating out of Russian Federation and involving hundreds of people starting in 2014 that "had a strategic goal to sow discord in the US political system". But Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion - including in a tweet on Friday after the DOJ announced the indictments . They just couldn't say. Read More »

UK's May second Brexit referendum out of question

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There would be "damaging real-world consequences" if none were agreed, she said. He said things would be much easier without Brexit , to applause from the hall. "Having a joint court to arbitrate between states is a pragmatic solution to security cooperation". Mrs May had earlier spoke of the importance of maintaining a security partnership with the European Union after Brexit. Read More »

Boko Haram Kills 15 In Borno

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Three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers infiltrated a local market at remote Sabon Gari, in the outskirts of state capital Maiduguri at 8.05 p.m. In Kasuwan Kifi, there is a thriving night market where residents sell fried fish and food ingredients. Boko Haram is a Nigerian militant group which aims to establish an Islamic state in Nigeria's northeast and rejects any Western values and principles. Read More »

Patrick Brown enters Ontario PC leadership race

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In an interview with Global News , Brown said he believes political rivals are behind the allegations. In that call, which happened hours after CTV News broadcast allegations of sexual impropriety involving teenage girl, Brown quits as a leader. Read More »

Pope Francis relaunches sex abuse advisory committee

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Whistleblower Juan Carlos Cruz met with Archbishop Charles Scicluna at a Roman Catholic church in Manhattan on Saturday. A Vatican statement said victims of sexual abuse were among the members but that it was up to them to decide to disclose this outside the 16-member worldwide commission, made up of nine new members and seven returning ones. Read More »

Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury

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Auburn has been the surprise of the SEC season so far. The No. 11-ranked Tigers, according to the latest USA Today Coaches poll, looked lost, overmatched and were completely outplayed Saturday in a 84-75 loss at SC. McLemore could be heard screaming nearly immediately after the injury and was taken off the court on a stretcher. Auburn coach Bruce Pearl and SC coach Frank Martin came out to check on the 6-foot-7 sophomore, who was diagnosed with a dislocated left ankle and taken off the ... Read More »

Russian Women's Hockey Team Beats Switzerland, Advances to Olympics' Semifinal

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Defenceman Rasmus Dahlin, 17, became the youngest Olympic hockey player since 1984 in his team's 1-0 triumph over Germany on Viktor Stalberg's goal 2:00 into the game. Kovalchuk made it a 3-0 score with a slap shot that went under Zapolski's blocker in the final second of the frame. He added to that lead just 28 seconds into the third period. Read More »

US Olympic men's hockey team upbeat as it prepares for Slovakia

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If the United States beats Russian Federation, in regulation or overtime, it will win the group and receive a bye into the quarterfinals. "We know they'll be at their best". "We outskated them in the third, especially, and had more energy", said Mursak, who spent time with the Detroit Red Wings. "We will start the process (for a feasibility review) soon after the PyeongChang Winter Games ", governor Choi Moon-soon said at a press conference in Gangneung, a sub-host city of the PyeongChang ... Read More »

Special Counsel Robert Mueller files indictment against 13 Russians Video

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On Friday , shortly after the indictment was announced, President Trump conceded in a tweet that Russian Federation did carry out an "anti-US campaign ", but he said it began well before he launched his presidential run. The group was said to be based in Putin's home town of Saint Petersburg, but some of the accused traveled to the USA for political intelligence gathering. Read More »

Japan's Hanyu wins gold in men's figure skating

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Chen's total score of 297.35 would have been enough to win gold in Sochi in 2014. That became evident when Chen struggled through his short program as part of the team event, which still helped the US win the bronze medal. Australia's Brendan Kerry put in a solid effort in his free skate, scoring 150.75 to temporarily occupy eighth place. American jumping ace Nathan Chen lived up to his reputation on Saturday, redeeming himself with quadruple jumps after a pair of disastrous skates in ... Read More »

Russia: US plans to keep forces inside Syria forever

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But as IS shrinks, the estimated 2,000 USA troops stationed in Syria find themselves caught in a highly unpredictable and shifting battlefield, as demonstrated by an unexpected attack by pro-Assad fighters on US -backed forces who were accompanied by USA advisers in Deir el-Zour. Read More »

Saturday snow: what to expect

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Clouds will increase through the day on Saturday and the snow is expected to arrive after sunset and snow until Sunday morning. For Saturday into Sunday , heavy snow expected, especially above 3000 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. 10AM SATURDAY: Most of the rain will be exiting to the east although areas of light drizzle could continue into the early afternoon with chilly temperatures. Read More »

Small earthquake felt in Wales, southern England

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Closer to the epicentre, James Leonard tweeted: "Wow was that an natural disaster in Swansea my house just shook". Experts have said the quake - which shook parts of the United Kingdom on Saturday - was the biggest for a decade. As the tremor struck it instigated panic amongst people running out into the streets thinking it was some kind of huge explosion or crash. Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent ... Read More »

Deadly Florida shooting rattles Metro Atlanta students and staff

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Just 45 days into the new year, there have been seven school shootings across the United States that have either killed or wounded children, including one Wednesday. this isn't a guns situation". "We need action. We have to do something". The definition of a school shooting varies by organizations, and the latest data on school-associated violent deaths in US schools is from 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Read More »

Kushner, Ivanka Trump Lacked Permanent Security Clearance

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But Kelly's memo also sought to pin much of the blame on processes that predated his tenure as chief of staff and President Donald Trump's inauguration, noting that the Porter saga "focused enormous attention on a clearance process that has been in place for multiple administrations". Read More »