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Lawmakers Introduce New Sanctions Against Russia for Poison Attack

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Roskomnadzor said Zharov viewed the US decision as "high praise of Roskomnadzor's work". The issue is hard for Trump , given that intelligence officials have concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election and several Trump campaign officials have been under investigation for potential collusion in that effort. Read More »

US issues fresh Russian sanctions: Treasury Department

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The president and his 2016 presidential campaign remain under investigation over possible links to Russian Federation, but the president's legal team has been told that Trump is not a target , officials said Wednesday. According to the Treasury Department, all assets belonging to the impacted parties that fall within US jurisdiction are frozen. The sanctions come after Mr. Read More »

Father's 911 call to report Joe Clyde Daniels missing

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During the course of the investigation, and after a three-day search, it was determined that the child's father, Joseph Daniels, intentionally killed his son sometime during the night of April 3-4, in their residence and then hid his son's body. Read More »

Fresh clashes in Palestine kill 10

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It had no immediate comment. Murtaja recently worked on a documentary about the 2014 war between Israel and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas , which was shown on Al-Jazeera Arabic. Yehia Abu Daqqa, a 20-year-old student, said he had come to honor those killed in previous protests. Hamas officials said fear of smoke inhalation from the tires may have kept crowds small. Read More »

Congressman draws gun at constituent meeting

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According to Norman, however, he pulled out his loaded gun to show the people there that "guns don't shoot people, people shoot guns". Gifford's husband, retired NASA astronaut Mike Kelly spoke out after Norman's comments saying the SC representative is "no Gabby Giffords". Read More »

Women wear all black, doeks in honour of Winnie

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The national flag has also been flown at half-mast at all flag stations countrywide and at South African diplomatic missions overseas. Ramaphosa's spokeswoman Khusela Diko did not want to comment on his health but said the president had already visited Madikizela-Mandela's family on Monday after she had died. Read More »

US slaps sanctions on Putin's allies

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The punitive actions are the latest escalating step by the USA to punish Putin's inner circle for interfering in the 2016 election and other ongoing aggressions across the globe in Crimea, Ukraine and Syria. Yet even as it rolled out the new penalties, Mr Trump's administration left open the possibility of "a good relationship with Russia" in the future. Read More »

2 soldiers die after helicopter crash at Fort Campbell

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On Wednesday, a U.S. Air Force fighter jet crashed at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada during a training flight, killing the pilot . On Tuesday, four marines died when their CH 53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed near El Centro area in Southern California. Read More »

TDP MPs to meet President if Parliament adjourns sine die: Naidu

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But marshals pulled us out in a rude way. "(But) they didn't mention any word in their Budget about Andhra they did not even show concern.", he said . YSRCP president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and the party's Rajya Sabha member, V. Vijayasai Reddy, who had easy access to the Prime Minister's Office, were acting at the behest of the BJP to get reprieve from the economic offences cases, Mr. Read More »

Australia, Canada, England win Commonwealth Games pool golds

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Australian boxer Taylah Robertson has been awarded the first medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland without even throwing a punch. '[Guy] typically goes out a bit hard in that 400 - he thinks it's the only way he can swim it, so I know that's what he does, ' Horton said. Read More »

BJP Foundation Day: Chief Amit Shah addresses rally, mocks Rahul

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The policies adopted by former Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee in the past and Mr. Modi at present helped the party gain power in 20 States, BJP Kadapa district president P. Later, at a press conference, the BJP chief said, "I apologise if anyone felt bad, but I was only talking in the context of ideologies". To a question whether the rally can be viewed as the formal launch of the BJPs electoral campaign, Danve replied, "Yes, you can say that". Read More »

Facebook suspends firm AggregateIQ over data scandal

But this isn't the first time Facebook has been embroiled in controversy. The social media giant said the steps are created to deter the kind of election meddling and online information warfare that United States authorities have accused Russian Federation of pursuing, the company's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said. Read More »

Spieth back in his comfort zone at Masters, leading the field

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Given that they are five strokes behind Reed, the model is understandably showing Reed as a heavy favorite. Tiger Woods was hoping to make a move at the Masters - in the other direction. Reed was determined to get off to a good start without becoming too aggressive. 2016 Open champion Henrik Stenson hasn't managed a top-10 finish in his previous 12 appearances here but that could be about to change. Read More »

Syrian government launches assault on last rebel enclave in Ghouta

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The deal calls for Jaish al-Islam to leave the city of Douma to allow government agencies and institutions back into the city and for weapons to be handed over to the Syrian state. The source added that two rocket shells fired by the terrorists landed on a vehicle in al-Rabwah district, wounded 9 civilians, some of them suffered serious injuries, and burnt a number of parked cars in the area. Read More »

Indrani Mukerjea falls ill, rushed to Mumbai's JJ Hospital

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She was later shifted to Critical Care Unit for observation and her condition was believed to be stable, TOI quoted Dr. Sanjay Surase as saying. Indrani, who was brought to the hospital in a drowsy state, has undergone several tests including those of liver and kidney function. Read More »

Police Arrest Seven Over Bloody Offa Robbery

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Police in Kwara state have confirmed 16 people were killed in the robbery attack on five banks in Offa Local government area of the state. During the attack, the armed robbers raided about four banks and carted away with an undisclosed amount of money, including foreign currencies. Read More »

BTS joins Stevie Wonder, Obamas in MLK tribute video

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Participants include Common, Whoopi Goldberg, James Corden, Lupita Nyong'o, Katy Perry, Serena Williams, Meryl Streep, Samuel L. Jackson, Demi Lovato, Eva Longoria, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Chadwick Boseman, Janelle Monae, Cher, Jimmy Kimmel, Kesha, Jamie Foxx, Nick Jonas, Harry Styles, Paul McCartney, and Barack and Michelle Obama . Read More »

Korea phone calls imprisoned ex-S. Korean president 'traitor'

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Both Park and the prosecutors have one week to appeal. On Friday, the verdict was greeted with public displays of outrage and grief by several hundred Park supporters who had gathered outside the courthouse. Park, who became South Korea's first female president in 2013, was impeached for corruption after weeks of demonstrations calling for her to step down. Read More »

Florida woman charged with child abuse in Lincoln Co

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He added, "The word evil comes to mind". Officials say Katherine Kelly, 20, was charged in connection with the abuse that allegedly occurred while she was visiting in late February and early March of 2018. She remembered Abraham as an "engaged learner" who "lit up a room any time he entered it" and said grief counselors would be at the Barclay Elementary School when students return from spring break Monday. Read More »

Michigan Governor Ends Supply Of Bottled Water To City Of Flint

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Officials say there is less than a week's worth of bottled water left to distribute, but the supply might dwindle faster as residents react to the news. "They did us in". Some were linked to a Legionnaires' outbreak that killed 12 people during the Flint water crisis . "But there's nothing we can do", said Debra Coleman, Flint resident. Read More »

Vehicle Plows Into Crowd In German City, Multiple Fatalities Reported

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A spokeswoman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "our thoughts are with the victims and their families" after hearing the "terrible news" in the western German city. Police say the driver of the auto has died. According to local German media, police tweeted that residents should "avoid the area near the Kiepenkerl pub" where a large-scale police operation is underway. Read More »

Palestinian journalist killed by Israeli soldiers

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He rested on a stretcher placed on the ground. The deaths drew worldwide criticism of Israel's response, which human rights groups said involved live fire against demonstrators posing no immediate threat to life. Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special representative for worldwide negotiations, took a different approach, urging the leaders of the Gaza protest "to communicate loudly and clearly that protesters should march peacefully; should abstain from all forms of violence; ... Read More »

Dustin Johnson plans to play it safe on eve of Masters

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He has some catching up to do. The Ryder Cup star reeled off another three straight birdies to close out a front-nine 31 and, after his second bogey of the day at 10, he made a nice four at 13 and came within inches of holing his second for eagle at the next. Read More »

Journalist among 9 dead in latest Gaza clashes, Palestinian health officials say

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A 30-year-old Palestinian journalist was covering the "Great March of Return" protests near the Gaza-Israel border when what was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration turned violent . Abu Amra and two other Palestinian journalists said Murtaja was not operating a camera drone when shot. Gaza's Health Ministry claimed he had died from Israeli fire. Read More »

New strikes on Syria's rebel Douma kill 8 civilians

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The military spokesman for Jaish al-Islam posted a photo on his Telegram messaging account showing him leaning over a map with the group's commander "inspecting fortification and reinforcement plans for the frontlines in Douma". It has been one of the most ferocious attacks of the war, killing more than 1,600 civilians in rebel-held areas, the Observatory says. It sliced the area into three isolated pockets each held by different rebel factions. Read More »

Facebook announces changes to combat election meddling

But it wasn't until the Cambridge Analytica story - reported by the New York Times , the Guardian, the UK Observer and Britain's Channel 4 - coupled with pressure from lawmakers and a drop in Facebook's stock price that the policy changes were announced . Read More »

Lyon final a dream for Arsenal's Lacazette

Ramsey's current deal is set to expire after next season, and while the two sides have begun negotiations there have been no signs of a breakthrough - with Jack Wilshere's contract talks perhaps a bigger priority as it runs out this summer. Read More »

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die; 250 hours wasted by disruptions

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Today, on the last day, it is to be seen if protesting lawmakers allow the parliament to function. Both houses were repeatedly adjourned everyday minutes after the session began. Besides, The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and The Specific Relief (Amendment) Bill, 2017 were among those passed. The Lok Sabha was first adjourned till Noon and then for the day amid sloganeering by opposition members. Read More »

Evacuation of Syria's Douma suspended over disagreements

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Trump has told confidants that he believes Bolton "has his back" on the Syria matter. He continued: We've gotten "nothing out of the $7 trillion (spent) in the Middle East in the last 17 years". Since 2015, ISIL has controlled the large majority of Yarmuk, while Syria's then Al Qaeda affiliate controlled other parts. "This raises the risk it poses even more". Read More »

A chilly weekend ahead with a chance for snow

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For Friday night , there's a 30 percent chance of snow before 7 p.m. The weather service also anticipates minimal impacts, but noted that temperatures will fall below freezing Saturday night and even into the upper 20s in some locations by Sunday morning. Read More »

Facebook announces changes, to make Ads, Pages more transparent

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The new rules will be launched in the United States and will expand to the rest of the world in the coming months. Facebook Messenger is used by more than a billion active users and the company just can't show preferential treatment to high profile people's security, while a majority of the commoners who really make or break the product get sidelined. Read More »

Trump Suggests More Tariffs May Be Coming

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But if China did try to match the president's latest threats for as much as $150bn in tariffs on Chinese goods, it would need to cover more than the total value of U.S. "We don't want a trade war , but we are not afraid of such a war", said a spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce. Gao said comments from United States officials about ongoing talks about trade issues were incorrect. Read More »