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Gaza-Israel border unrest erupts as Palestinians resume protests


In a statement read out outside Downing Street, Corbyn said: "The killing and wounding of yet more unarmed Palestinian protesters yesterday [Friday] by Israeli forces in Gaza is an outrage". At least three other journalists were wounded on Friday in other locations, Gaza officials said. Thousands of Palestinians have been staging demonstrations on Gaza Strip's eastern border with Israel against the decade-long Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands since last week. Read More »

Poisoned spy's pets are dead, United Kingdom confirms


The global furor over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter intensified, with Russia warning Britain that it was "playing with fire". "The fact that Viktoria Skripal was deprived of a chance to visit her cousin and uncle is disappointing", the embassy said. Yulia Skripal said Thursday that she woke up over a week ago after being poisoned along with her father in the southwestern city of Salisbury on March 4. Read More »

US takes aim at Russia over alleged Syria chemical attack


It said the death toll is likely to rise. The group has published photos showing a number of dead children appearing to be frothing at the mouth. Syria's state news agency SANA said the heavy bombardment, which shattered 10 days of calm, was in response to shelling by Jaish al-Islam, the armed group in control of Douma, on residential areas in Damascus . Read More »

United States Slams Sanctions Against Putin Over Spy Row

Washington's move against the Russian business houses and individuals would mean that their assets will be frozen in the USA, while Americans will be blocked from doing business with them. Russian oligarchs and elites who profit from this corrupt system will no longer be insulated from the consequences of their government's destabilizing activities. Read More »

Ant McPartlin 'twice over legal limit' when arrested police say


He has now scrapped all work commitments for the "foreseeable future" and returned to rehab after receiving treatment for prescription drug and alcohol addiction last summer. During tonight's " Saturday Night Takeaway " finale, Dec didn't directly reference Ant, though he did open the show with a rendition of Everybody Needs Somebody, which many people think was a message to him. Read More »

Gaza clashes death toll rises to nine


In a statement Friday, Mansour criticized the USA calling their decision "irresponsible", giving Israel " the green light to continue with their onslaught against the civilian population ". Another 1,356 were injured in Friday's violence, the ministry said, 35 of them seriously. No Israelis were injured on either day and the latest deaths have sparked fresh calls for an investigation. Read More »

Body recovered in Northern California crash


Mendocino county sheriff's deputies say the body appears to be one of the missing daughters, but the age, identity and cause of death have not been determined. The three children were found outside, officials said. Police say the crash was intentional. They said the SUV had stopped at a coastal highway overlook before speeding straight off the cliff and plummeting 100 feet (31 meters) into the rocky Pacific Ocean below. Read More »

China Trade Retaliation Puts Stocks of US Exporters in Spin


In response, Trump stepped up his hawkish rhetoric by announcing a plan to slap additional tariffs of $100 billion on Chinese products. A Commerce Ministry spokesman said Friday that negotiations were impossible after Trump responded to Beijing's protests about his earlier plan to raise duties on $50 billion of Chinese goods by announcing still more possible tariff hikes. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Announces New Facebook Ad Regulations


The company says it only ever received data on 30 million users, reports . Facebook is working to strengthen its system ahead of this year's US midterm elections and other elections around the world. We're hoping the Facebook unsend option will not have a time-frame. These included limited the retention period for Marks messages in Messenger. The company says the practice is done in order to flag content that doesn't adhere to the platform's standards. Read More »

Pakistani PM welcomes Ashraf Ghani's offer to talk with Taliban


His initiative received widespread domestic and global backing, but the insurgents have avoided commenting on the overture. They also discussed refugee and repatriations issues, the exchange of prisoners and finalization of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for peace and solidarity. Read More »

Secret Talks Underway to Prepare for N. Korea-US Summit


Quoting various US officials, the report said a team at the Central Intelligence Agency, led by its Director Mike Pompeo , has been working through back-channels to make arrangements for the high-profile talks. American and North Korean officials have spoken several times and have met in a third country to settle on the summit's location, administration officials say - with Kim pushing for a Pyongyang meeting and the US looking for a neutral site like Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. Read More »

Lahore Court asks government not to harass Hafiz Saeed


On April 3, US State Department's move to identify the Milli Muslim League (MML) and Tehreek-e-Azadi-e-Kashmir (TAJK) as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) affiliates has left MML and TAJK leaders stunned. Dogar, in addition, said that the FIF owned 369 ambulances, treated 6,00,000 patients, and helped 72,000 people in 2017, while adding that the JuD dug out 2,000 wells for the supply of water in Tharparkar, Baluchistan, and Balochistan. Read More »

Man arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at a woman


The driver, a man in his 20's, was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The woman said she was driving with her two children in her vehicle. Investigators remained on the scene late Friday afternoon. The family, he said, were equally surprised by what transpired. Myrtle Beach police arrested Autumn Gayle Smith, of Myrtle Beach, on Thursday and charged her with unlawful neglect of a child, online records show. Read More »

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Cold Tonight, With A Wintry Mix In Spots


There should be a little bit of sunshine, making it a nice day! During the night, considerable cloudiness will join temperatures around 34 degrees for a cool evening. Expect a mainly clear sky Thursday night. More rain is expected Tuesday . Sunday will start off mostly cloudy with gradual clearing throughout the day. Read More »

Markets Dive After White House Sends Mixed Signals On Trade Fight


WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump , a constant critic of what he calls "fake news", will skip the White House Correspondents Dinner for a second year in a row. " Trump is not just using tariffs as a negotiating card, he's said that to me", Kudlow warned. "The "Fakers" at CNN , NBC, ABC & CBS have done so much dishonest reporting that they should only be allowed to get awards for fiction!" He rented Capitol Hill accommodation from the wife of an energy lobbyist past year at the ... Read More »

Canada loses 14 in hockey bus crash


The junior league team is based in Humboldt, a small city about 120 miles south of Nipawin with a population of almost 6000 people. "An entire country is in shock and mourning today", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Opp, the president of the Hawks, said the coaching staff and players from their team were waiting to help. "Hockey was what brought us all together and we had two communities that were rivals in the rink". Read More »

Canadians Raise Over $1M For Victims Of Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

Kelly Schatz said his family is seeking solace in one another. Kids in town join recreational leagues as soon as they're old enough. They also become a part of the community, and many of them keep coming back season after season. So many people in the Prairies know someone like them, these young warriors and their coaches traveling hours on dark highways in winter to play our game in another packed and noisy arena. Read More »

CUA Softball Splits in Doubleheader with Stevenson


The Lancers won the first game 5-3 and the second game 10-3. Sophomore Jess Greenspan earned the victory in game two going six innings and allowing no runs on three hits with six strikeouts and four walks. Burdette paced Maranatha with a single, double and a stolen base. Scott and Badolato both singled to load the bases for their catcher, who went yard on a grand slam to give the Cardinals a 9-3 lead. Read More »

At least 75 dead in chemical attack in Ghouta, Syria


French President Emmanuel Macron has warned the Syrian regime that the use of chemical weapons will result in French retaliation, but the Syrian government claims it has never used this kind of munition. Thousands of people left Douma in recent days under a Russian-mediated deal, but the evacuations were suspended on April 5. The first two were evacuated under Russian-brokered deals last month that saw more than 46,000 rebels and civilians bussed to opposition-held Idlib province in ... Read More »

More than $1.3M raised for Humboldt Broncos after deadly bus crash

A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that a doctor compared to an airstrike and left the vehicles obliterated in the snow. "Everybody is just so devastated". But the president of the Nipawin Hawks, who were scheduled to be the Broncos' opponent Friday, told the Star-Phoenix the truck had "T-boned" the bus. Read More »

Syrian regime's blitz of Eastern Ghouta


The push on Friday signalled the collapse of a 10-day ceasefire over a potential deal to evacuate opposition fighters from the besieged enclave on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus. The Syrian government has recaptured almost all of eastern Ghouta from rebels in an offensive that began in February, leaving just Douma in the hands of insurgent group Jaish al Islam. Read More »

Fremont County Forecast: Chance for snow flurries


Scattered rain and snow showers will continue pushing from south to north through the morning and should mostly move away to our north by the afternoon. Next week promises warmer temps with highs in the 70's by the end of the week. We're keeping our eyes on another weekend system that is expected to bring some precipitation to parts of the Delaware Valley on Saturday. Read More »

Shooting on 'adult-themed' party bus in IL kills 3


During an investigation, police say the suspect was a passenger on the bus. The Rockford Police Department said they responded to the scene around 3:30 a.m. When officers arrived on scene they found three people who had died from gunshot wounds inside the private charter bus. Police said during the news conference that all three victims were adults. Read More »

After WhatsApp, unsend your messages on Facebook Messenger soon


Over the past month, as the social media giant has scrambled to contain the damage from the multiple scandals, its share price has lost roughly $80 billion in market value. It also ran ads, nearly all of which would likely not have qualified as political ads; at least some would likely be considered issue ads, depending on how exactly Facebook defines issue advertising. Read More »

Sergei Skripal's niece denied visa to come to Britain


He said Novichok -- the group of nerve agent the United Kingdom says was used in the poisoning -- is "not copyrighted by Russia, in spite of the obviously Russian name" and has been developed in several countries. The Russian embassy tweeted on Thursday that Skripal had two cats and two guinea pigs. Later on Friday, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov once again urged Britain to produce its evidence in the poisoning case. Read More »

Bogaerts, Red Sox Pound Rays


J.D. Martinez added his first Red Sox homer in the seventh and Rafael Devers sent another solo shot into the visiting bullpen, as a lineup that had trailed the club's stellar starting pitching to date did some catching up. Faria lasted just 1.1-innings allowing eight earned runs on five hits while walking five and striking out none. It's the most earned runs ever allowed (previous 5 [8/11/17 vs Indians]). Read More »

Russian Federation promises 'tough response' to United States sanctions


The report cited "a White House official and a person familiar with the situation", with another source "familiar with the proceedings" stressing that the preparation efforts were "in its infancy". Those hit include metals magnate Oleg Deripaska , described as operating for the Russian government, as well as Alexei Miller, director of state-owned energy giant Gazprom . Read More »

Rain is expected in the Valley throughout the weekend


The forecast for tonight calls for mostly cloudy skies with breezy conditions. In Wellington and temperatures during the day will only peak at 13 degrees both Tuesday and Wednesday with areas of rain and cold windy southerlies. Gusty winds, snowfall, and very cold air at a time of year when many are hoping for sunshine and warm temperatures. That's going to pull in even warmer air, with lows in the 40s and highs in the 70s. Read More »

Massive Fire Breaks Out On 50th Floor Of Trump Tower


President Donald Trump has an office and home in the building. "Firemen (and women) did a gret job". As of 6:15 p.m., the fire was a three-alarm fire, the FDNY tweeted . One firefighter sustained minor injuries when debris fell on him. Officials said the January 8 fire may have been caused by electrical heaters inside the cooling tower, which keep the water from freezing in cold weather. Read More »

01:26Fire Reported at Trump Tower in NY

President Trump tweeted at 6:43 p.m. that the fire had been extinguished. They initially had called it a 2-alarm fire . The FDNY tweeted that responders were on the scene and there were "currently no injuries reported". Trump says it was "Very confined (well built building)". The building is located on Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets. "Firemen (and women) did a gret job". Read More »

Lodi police arrest two, find AR-15 and more


Fox got into an argument with the victim somewhere in north Columbus before robbing him and forcing him into a auto. London police arrested a man on Friday in connection with an armed robbery in the parking lot of a park last month. A second man was also injured in the incident and remains in hospital with serious injuries. The most recent incident was on March 29, when police say multiple shots were fired at a young couple. Read More »

CBI grills Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law, close associate of Venugopal Dhoot


The CBI continued to examine Rajiv Kochhar , brother-in-law of ICICI Bank CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar, on Saturday in connection with the Rs3,250-crore loan granted by the bank to the Videocon group in 2012. Rajiv Kochhar was stopped from leaving the country at the Mumbai worldwide airport by the authorities as the CBI had issued a Lookout Circular (LoC) against him. Read More »