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White House on lock down after driver rams security barrier

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According to the Secret Service, the white Chevrolet minivan drove into the checkpoint on the corner of E Street and 17th Street NW, southeast of the White House. The White House was placed on lock down and security officials are on high alert, reporters say. "No shots were fired during the vehicle incident near the White House". Read More »

Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

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Had all three inmates been executed, it would have been the deadliest night for executions since 2010, when Louisiana, Ohio and Texas all put inmates to death, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. Branch claimed in a last-minute appeal that the Florida court's decisions on which inmates get new sentencing hearings and which do not is unfair and arbitrary. Read More »

Trump urges more armed teachers and guards at USA schools

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Trump was photographed at the meeting in Florida holding a piece of paper with questions such as "What would you most want me to know about your experience?" Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School did have a "school resource officer", a member of the local sheriff's office, during the shooting by former student Nikolas Cruz last Wednesday. Read More »

NRA's LaPierre blames Democratic lawmakers, media for mass shootings

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Saying he is a "believer" in the Second Amendment and touting his relationship with the NRA , Trump said its leaders have told him they want to tighten rules and regulations. While the White House continues to host listening sessions with communities affected by shootings, the NRA says it stands by its opposition to a ban of semi-automatic firearms and accessories and has since announced its opposition to the White House's age-limit proposal, saying in either case, the measures do not ... Read More »

World leaders urge cease-fire in Syria

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Syrian government warplanes supported by Russian Federation continued their relentless bombardment of the rebel-controlled eastern suburbs of Damascus for a sixth day Friday, killing nine people, opposition activists and a war monitor reported . Read More »

Angry Birds maker Rovio crashes 45% after warning on profits

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Today, the company predicts an operating margin of 9-11% in 2018 compared to 10.6% in 2017. Investors in the company behind the Angry Birds games and movie franchise have had a rocky ride since last year's initial public offering of Rovio, which blamed increased marketing costs and other investments for the lower profit outlook. Read More »

AMBER Alert Issued for 8-Year-Old Florida Girl in Cape Coral

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She's 4 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 80 pounds. Jennifer is described as a white 34-year-old, 5 foot9, with brown hair and blue eyes. And Moschovas is 6 feet tall and 220 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes, and a brown beard. They are believed to be traveling in a black 2016 Hyundai Accent, according to the bulletin, with a temporary tag number CBN9123. Cape Coral Police cancelled the alert on Friday morning after locating Odierna. Read More »

The Gold Standard, Day 12: Clap for Lindsey Vonn

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The 18-time world champion won her first Olympic medal - a silver in the 4x5-kilometre relay - at Salt Lake in 2002. Team USA won another snowboarding medal, its sixth of these Games, when Jamie Anderson followed up her gold in the women's slopestyle with a silver in big air . Read More »

Father charged in the stabbing death of his 2-year-old son

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Rolando Ortiz , 37, will face murder charges in connection with Mateo's death, which was ruled a homicide by incised wounds to the neck in an autopsy Thursday. The suspect allegedly confessed to police and said he had been heading to Mexico. Ortiz attempted to flee the scene in his vehicle but was arrested around four hours later in Kankakee. Read More »

United States envoy meets with Medialdea after threat report

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The US intelligence community said "democracy and human rights in many Southeast Asian countries will remain fragile in 2018" due to the inclination to uphold an autocratic style of ruling, corruption, and "cronyism". The report, called a Worldwide Threat Assessment, said Duterte is a "regional threat" in Southeast Asia, as he suggests declaring a revolutionary government and imposing nationwide martial law. Read More »

2 injured in shooting on Southeastern Louisiana University campus overnight

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According to an alert issued on the university's Twitter page, two individuals suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds in an incident on the North Campus . An investigation is underway into the matter, the police said. Lowentritt said she didn't know yet if the two people injured are students. HPD says there is no threat to the school or community after they were contacted regarding a Snapchat video. Read More »

Shubhankar Sharma makes three-under start in Qatar Masters

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Raphael Jacquelin holed out for an albatross from the 10th fairway on his way to a six-under 66, while defending champion Jeunghun Wang missed the cut on one under for the tournament. England's Pepperell made birdies on the 10th, 11th, 14th, 16th and 18th with a single blemish on the 13th to share the lead before gains from Bland on the first and second moved him clear. Read More »

Booking's (PCLN) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Wells Fargo & Co

The firm has a market capitalization of $91,750.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.36, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 1.38. The stock decreased 0.00% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $1880.64. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Under Armour, Inc. As per Monday, September 25, the company rating was downgraded by UBS. (NYSE:UA) on Wednesday, August 31 to "Hold" rating. Read More »

Campaigning for Bijepur By-poll ends

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Pradhan also demanded that Labour Minister Sushant Singh should be kept out of Bijepur. He demanded the Chief Electoral Officer to keep the five officers under surveillance and check their whatsapp, call details to ensure a free and fair election. Read More »

NK to send high-level delegation to Olympics' closing ceremony

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Pyongyang's eight-member delegation will be led by a top party official, Kim Yong-chol, during the three-day trip which includes the games' closing events. In comparison, the International Olympic Committee paid roughly $50,000 to for the training and preparation of North Korea's 22 Olympic athletes, or about $2,300 each. Read More »

Aoun calls on expats in Armenia to vote

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We reaffirmed our countries' determination to deepen and further strengthen our multifaceted cooperation on the basis of mutual trust. Many of them are with me today, including Lebanese government ministers and MPs. "I told my counterpart that our country has been subjected to economic, social, and security pressures resulting in more than one and a half million immigrants along with insufficient worldwide assistance to meet their needs". Read More »

Scot Peterson Video Resurfaces After Florida School Shooting

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The armed sheriff's deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead has resigned rather than face suspension after an internal investigation showed he failed to enter the school to confront the gunman during the attack, the county sheriff said. Read More »

US to move Israel's embassy to Jerusalem on May 14

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Both Israelis and Palestinians consider Jerusalem to be their capital city. "The Embassy will initially be located in Arnona, on a compound that now houses the consular operations of Consulate General Jerusalem", he continued. The US decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem prompted angry protests in Palestine and solidarity rallies across the world. Trump touted his decision to move the USA embassy there from Tel Aviv in a speech to a conservative action group in ... Read More »

Bruce McArthur facing 6 first-degree murder charges; additional remains identified

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News of the additional charge comes two weeks after police revealed that they recovered the remains of six people, including Kinsman, in large planters at a Leaside home connected to McArthur. McArthur, a self-employed landscaper, was arrested and charged with the first-degree murder of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman on January 18, following a months-long probe into missing persons cases of missing men from the city's Church-Wellesley Village. Read More »

Lydia Ko falls out of contention at LPGA Thailand

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The headaches are gone". Korda, a four-time LPGA victor looks noticeably different, suffered from severe headaches, face cramps and sleep apnea due to a severe overbite that caused her to use only 20 percent of her teeth. The "Big Wiezy" will hunt her fifth career win and first since the 2014 U.S. Women's Open. "I played my best", said Ariya, who shared 11th place with American duo Danielle Kang, Michelle Wie, South Korea's Ryu So-Yeon, Japan's Misuzu Narita. Read More »

Missouri governor criticizes 'reckless liberal prosecutor' who charged him

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He says he made a mistake but "did not commit a crime". "I know this will be righted soon". A local reporter spotted Greitens being taken into custody at St. For 40 years as an attorney for the public and for private litigants, I have never seen anything like this. The woman's now ex-husband came forward months earlier saying Greitens had taken a nude photo of his then-wife and threatened to share it if she didn't keep quiet. Read More »

Theresa May bids to overcome Brexit divisions at Chequers hideaway

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Earlier this week , 62 pro-Brexit Tory backbenchers belonging to the eurosceptic European Research Group sent a letter to Prime Minister May, uring her not to keep Britain in a customs union with the EU after it has left. The talks at Mrs May's Chequers country retreat ended at 10pm on Thursday, with Brexiteers proclaiming that Britain was on course to make a clean break with the EU. Read More »

Theresa May bids to overcome Brexit divisions at Chequers hideaway

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Earlier this week , 62 pro-Brexit Tory backbenchers belonging to the eurosceptic European Research Group sent a letter to Prime Minister May, uring her not to keep Britain in a customs union with the EU after it has left. The talks at Mrs May's Chequers country retreat ended at 10pm on Thursday, with Brexiteers proclaiming that Britain was on course to make a clean break with the EU. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until 8 PM Friday For Flagstaff

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It all depends on the storm track. A Winter Storm Watch has already been posted for Barron, Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. A period of one inch per hour is predicted for some areas. The snow should taper off later Sunday morning. FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy with a high of 56 and a low of 33. Read More »

US Preps New Sanctions as North, South Koreas Gear up for Talks

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Kim Jo Yong attended the opening of the Olympics in Pyeongchang and got a red-carpet welcome from South Korean President Moon Jae-in but was shunned by Pence. The South's Ministry of Unification said that it hasn't been confirmed whether Kim orchestrated the sinking of the Cheonan , and that it was hard to pinpoint individuals responsible for the North's attacks. Read More »

Nikolas Cruz always in trouble, never expelled, report says

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The two boys knew each other from the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps . " Really, Nik? Really? " were the only words Kimberly Snead could say. Cruz was charged with 17 counts of murder last Thursday, a day after allegedly opening fire inside the high school with an assault-style rifle. "He wasn't dumb, just naive", James Snead told the Sun Sentinel . Read More »

No school Friday at Dubuque Sr. High due to "potential threat"

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There is extra security at a Federal Way school because of a threat there as well. Last week, the St. Francis Police Department investigated a threat made by a St. Students and parents reported the threat to the district. "Law enforcement staff are in the process of reaching out to other jurisdictions in an attempt to further consider common threads", the statement added. Read More »

United States will not certify Iran nuclear deal: Pence

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Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Fox News host Sean Hannity. Pence alluded to more to come in his conclusion of his speech at CPAC, taking the campaign slogan from his 2016 campaign with Trump . "He's the president, this should be about him", said Lisa Blankenship, a real estate agent from San Diego. "We can't give anything less than everything", Pence said. Read More »

Flood shelters open as Midwest's rivers keep rising

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Mayor Andy Schor made the declaration Wednesday in anticipation that flooding will hit residential areas. The warning comes as Michigan, Indiana and other states deal with continued flooding. Joseph River. In southwestern MI, the Kalamazoo Gazette reports continued flooding, with the Kalamazoo River at Comstock Township expected to rise until Saturday night. Read More »