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Prosecutors charge Monett High School student for school threat

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Another student viewed it and contacted a school staffer. "We would like to commend the Taylorsville Police Department, the Sheriff's Department, and the high school administration for their work in resolving this situation safely and as swiftly as possible", stated Alexander County Schools Superintendent Dr. Read More »

Dyer: Immigrant-weary Italy set to embrace Silvio Berlusconi

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But while Berlusconi's bloc has a poll lead over the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the incumbent Democratic Party (PD), it may not win overall control of parliament; it doesn't help that Berlusconi's bloc is also internally divided, fuelling doubts about its ability to last in government. Read More »

Oregon holds off Washington 72-64

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MiKyle McIntosh, 6-7, Sr. Elijah Brown, 6-4, Sr. "It's kind of a microcosm of the year", Beavers coach Wayne Tinkle said in a postgame radio interview. The Arizona State Sun Devils, who have been searching for momentum heading into the postseason, found it Friday night in the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 Tournament, turning in a gritty, gutty performance that led to a 57-51 upset over No. Read More »

Sieren's China: Old-school show of power

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There has been widespread concern for the wellbeing of Chinese citizens under Xi's rule for some time now, especially when concerning dissidents and liberals, who have suffered from some of the harshest political crackdown in decades. Xi's actions and the clear concentration of power in himself reveal a return to the patriarchal mode of strongman politics that was characteristic of the Mao era. Read More »

US Is Preparing Europe for Nuclear Hit on Russia, Foreign Minister Says

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Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. The Russian Foreign Ministry has complained about what it calls "joint nuclear missions" and says the USA has many nuclear weapons located in Europe. "This is a serious violation of Articles I and II of the NPT". Despite the "not always matching positions", joint efforts by both sides are likely to significantly reduce global tension, and during the talks, ministers will also raise questions about preparing for a French visit President Emanuel Macron in ... Read More »

At least five dead as storm lashes northeast US

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Coastal flood watches and warnings were issued by the National Weather Service from southern ME to North Carolina as major coastal flooding is expected. CT and Boston are getting hit with heavy rain, flooding and whipping winds. Widespread damage also was reported in the Washington, D.C., area, where federal offices closed for the day as wind damage downed trees and power lines that fell onto homes and vehicles. Read More »

Major Nor'easter revs up over East Coast

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Virginia had at least 301,671 customers without power , and the Washington, D.C., area counted over 154,000 people without power. Boat and plane service to and from the island is expected to be interrupted from Friday through Saturday and possibly into Sunday until winds and seas die down. Read More »

Three aid workers killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

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The UN migration agency said some 55,000 people displaced by the conflict lived in a camp near the base. He stated that the soldiers were carrying out clearance operation when they encountered the terrorists adding that two soldiers lost their lives in the process. Read More »

Sharma soars into the lead in Mexico

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The world No 2 made six birdies during his opening-round 67, with home crowds hoping to see him making more gains and eagles over the rest of the week. Schauffele, the US PGA Tour's 2017 Rookie of the Year, is the only player with no bogeys after 36 holes, having opened with a 65 and followed with a 68. Read More »

Root to discuss Stokes' Test vice-captaincy

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He followed two wickets in his first match back last weekend with two more, two run-outs, and 63 not out at Mount Maunganui as England levelled the one-day global series at 1-1. "So things I've been working on are paying off and it was nice to contribute with the bat". "We need to back individuals' decisions. you can't force people into playing things". Read More »

Trump moots 'ultimate' punishment for drug dealers

Trump made the comments as part of an opioid summit in which the administration detailed the actions they've undertaken to confront the problem, which the president declared a national health emergency in 2017. "It is affecting. the very fabric of our society", Carson said. Addiction, he said, is a medical issue that needs to be treated as such. The president ignored shouted questions as to whether he has confidence in his attorney general. Read More »

Results in northeast indicate electoral verdict in 2019: Amit Shah

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Tripura went to the polls on February 18, and Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27. Just like in Nagaland, a hung assembly has reigned over Meghalaya as none of the political parties managed to cross the magic number. The party also made a decision to depute Nadda and General Secretary Arun Singh to Kohima and Union Ministers Kiren Rijiju and K.J. Alphons to Shillong to hold talks with regional parties and try and form governments in the two states. Read More »

Man fatally shoots himself outside White House

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President Trump is now in West Palm Beach with First Lady Melania Trump, but has been briefed on the incident, according to White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley. There were no other injuries in the incident, police said. At this time, there is no word on the victims status. The agency also tweeted that pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the White House has been affected by the incident. Read More »

Suspects released over murder of Slovakian journalist Jan Kuciak

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The seven Italian suspects arrested under suspicion of murdering the investigative reporter and his girlfriend Slovakia , have been freed. "He achieved the opposite". Thousands flocked to candlelit anti-corruption protests and memorials held across Slovakia on Friday. Thousands marched in Bratislava and other Slovak cities on Friday, demanding swift action in response to a killing that has shocked the country and shaken its government. Read More »

Central Michigan University Shooter Arrested

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Police have arrested James Eric Davis Jr ., the suspect in Friday's deadly shooting at Central Michigan University. Police on Saturday continued searching for James Eric Davis Jr., who allegedly ran from campus following the shooting at Campbell Hall. Read More »

1.2 million lack power as deadly 'bomb cyclone' pushes into the Atlantic

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A man and a 6-year-old boy were killed in different parts of Virginia, while an 11-year-old boy in NY state and a man in Newport, Rhode Island, both were killed. Almost half of all scheduled flights at New York City's LaGuardia Airport have been canceled today, the airport said. High winds will begin starting early Friday morning, and will be at their strongest from approximately midday Friday through Fridaynight. Read More »

Pac-12 Conference Tournament Quarterfinals Preview, How to Watch

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This game, the third quarter we came out and played some of our best basketball of the season. "He's been incredible", Kent said. The Buffs need to be aware of where both Ionescu and 45% three-point shooter Lexi Bando are at all times. Freshman Jaylen Nowell had five of his 12 points in the final 1:02 to help preserve the victory for the Huskies (20-10, 10-7). "I tell you there might be some tournament jitters but I don't think we had it and I was just impressed with how we, our energy, ... Read More »

Craig David slams 'inauthentic' Spice Girls reunion

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She was asked, 'Maybe you can answer and maybe not, but will the Spice Girls be performing at the reception?' Asked whether the fashion designer - who has relentlessly insisted she will not return to the band - had finally signed on the dotted line and agreed to reunite with the band, Simon told TMZ: 'It may be four, not five'. Read More »

Pakistan holds Senate election, security beefed up

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The ECP has also released a code of conduct for tomorrow's election, according to which all members of the National Assembly and members of the provincial assemblies must bring the identification cards issued to them by their Assembly Secretariat. Read More »

Take guns 'early' without going to court first

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Trump said he would support the decision to "take the guns first" before "go (ing) through due process second", also adding "I like taking the guns early". Carlson pondered. "Imagine if Barack Obama had said that? Some would be muttering secession". Like in this insane man's case that just took place in Florida. Read More »

Turkey 'neutralises' over 2400 terrorists in Syria

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The private Dogan news agency reported that intense fighting had broken out in the afternoon between Turkish special forces units recently deployed in Afrin and YPG members, who mounted an ambush with the help of tunnels. On Thursday, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) urged the UN Security Council to ensure implementation of its resolution on the ceasefire in Syria, including in the Afrin region, where Turkey continues its offensive, SDF spokesperson Kino Gabriel said in a ... Read More »

Exchange of agreements held between India & Vietnam

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In his remarks, Modi said that Vietnam has played a significant role within the framework of New Delhi's Act East Policy and India's ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) regional bloc. President Quang will be accompanied by Nguyen Thi Hien and an official delegation, including Ministers and party leaders, and also a business delegation. Read More »

2 hurt as avalanche hits California ski resort

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Another guest was rescued and taken to a Truckee hospital and released a short time later. The three other guests who were caught in the avalanche left the scene unharmed. The Placer County Sheriff's Department tweeted Friday that it appears that all skiers and snowboarders had been accounted for, Sheriff's officials say the avalanche occurred at about 3 pm. Read More »

Eight men due in court in connection with looting incidents in Tallaght

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Another man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of handling stolen property but has not yet been charged, and is being held for further questioning by gardaí. "Over the last number of days, our community here in Tallaght has shown strength in the eye of a literal storm and the behaviour by this select few is nothing short of disgusting", she said. Read More »

Just In : French Embassy In Burkina Faso Under Attack

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The French Embassy came under attack around 10:15 a.m. Friday. Then I heard the explosion. Witnesses at the nearby state TV offices told The AP that the attackers had arrived in a pickup truck, shouted, "Allahu akhbar!" and began shooting. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibility for an attack on a restaurant and hotel in Ouagadougou in January 2016 in which 30 people were killed. Read More »

Trudeau stands by government official floating 'Atwal' theory

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In a background briefing arranged by the Prime Minister's Office, a senior government official last week suggested that Atwal's presence "was arranged by factions within the Indian government". Sarai had taken responsibility for the invite to Atwal. Atwal, a one-time member of a Sikh separatist group that is banned in Canada and India as a terrorist organization, was convicted of attempting to kill Indian cabinet minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu on Vancouver Island in 1986. Read More »

Stifel Nicolaus Analysts Give Shell Midstream Partners (SHLX) a $26.00 Price Target

Fishman Jay A Ltd who had been investing in Conocophillips for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $62.99 billion market cap company. It improved, as 17 investors sold EQM shares while 55 reduced holdings. It is the same, as 42 investors sold MMP shares while 161 reduced holdings. only 40 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. Read More »

Status Red Weather Warning extended to entire country

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Orange and Yellow warnings have also been extended nationwide. . Leo Varadkar warned people not to go outdoors from 4pm yesterday until 3pm today, saying that to do so would be putting their lives at risk. Galways City Council and parts of Cork had braced themselves for flooding yesterday as high tide approached. Met Éireann said: "Exceptionally cold weather will occur this week". Read More »

Storm Emma causes transport chaos across UK

Up to 50cm of snow is predicted to fall over parts of Dartmoor, Exmoor and south east Wales. The weather front comes as the United Kingdom reeled from the effects of the Beast from the East and just hours after a red alert for Scotland ended at 10am. Read More »

Trump has 'autocratic envy' toward Putin — Ex-CIA director

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Russia's thousands of missiles easily could overwhelm existing USA missile defenses in the event of a full-scale war. The Russian military has been left red-faced over fake footage in the past. In 2002, the United States abrogated the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with Russian Federation, citing the need for a missile defense system that could prevent the United States from being blackmailed by a nuclear-armed rogue nation. Read More »

Nor'easter to bring NYC heavy rain, damaging winds, flooding

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People walk through water covering State Street, Boston, flooded by water from Boston Harbor at high tide. Harbormaster Sheila Lucey said the first high tide of this storm was on par with the January 4 storm that caused a catastrophic failure of a sewer main on South Beach Street. Read More »