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John Robinette is Forest Park's new head football coach


Hankins said once he took over the program, the kids bought in to what he was teaching them to get them to where they are today. "I'm really excited to get back there in this role", Makaric said. Norberg believes he's leaving the Arrow basketball program in a good place and that he's convinced good things are ahead for Watertown. "It will continue to thrive", he said. Read More »

Governor Colyer calling for lawmakers to pass school finance bill


GOP leaders remained at odds over what is generally a routine process till two minutes earlier than midnight, when a decision gained the Home's approval. Kansas legislators approved an increase in spending on school funding early Sunday, with Republicans pushing the measure to passage over the bitter objections of some GOP colleagues in hopes of meeting a court mandate. Read More »

Former teacher, Shelton Board of Education member charged with sexual assault


Leon Stevens, 43, of Lexington Avenue, was charged with simple assault, defiant trespass and resisting arrest after police were called to the QuickChek location at 280 Broadway. Sunday at a residence in the 100 block of South Ninth Street in Richmond. The victim said she felt compelled to come forward after she witnessed Gordon talking to her younger sister and she wanted to protect her from his advances, police said. Read More »

UN Security Council Meets About Syria As Inspectors Prepare To Head In

Tobias Schneider, a Syria expert at the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin, told The National that "all signs point towards imminent US-led military action" in Syria . Damascus blamed Islamic State militants for mustard gas use. April 4, 2017: More than 90 people are killed in a suspected nerve gas attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in the rebel-held Idlib province. Read More »

President Trump cancels South America visit to monitor U.S. response to Syria

Russian Federation on Tuesday vetoed a US -drafted United Nations Security Council resolution to set up an expert body that would assign blame for chemical attacks in Syria. Syria has denied using chemical weapons anywhere in the country, despite the now-defunct United Nations panel's findings that Damascus was behind several documented chemical attacks there since 2014. Read More »

Evidence Suggests Nerve Gas Used in Syria Attack — WashPost

President Donald Trump's foreign policy views are often unclear or inconsistent, but even by his own chaotic standards his position on U.S. involvement in Syria has seesawed wildly. "We're going to make a decision tonight or very shortly thereafter", he told reporters. It was not immediately clear whether that visit would delay or avert US or allied military action. Read More »

Photographer Yasser Murtaja killed near Gaza border was Hamas military operative

The 81-second clip surfaced on social media on Monday and led Israeli TV news , with one host calling it "disturbing". The IDF has said that they are still investigating the matter. The incident occurred during a Friday march towards the fence, which is part of a six-week protest in the Gaza Strip in demand of acknowledgment of the Palestinian refugees' "right of return" to the lands that Israel seized during the 1948 war, known to Israelis as the Independence War and to Palestinians as the ... Read More »

Trump tweets on China-US trade dispute


But like Mr. Trump, he resisted a strike against Syria when President Barack Obama was in office and facing a similar choice following a chemical weapons attack against civilians in 2013. "If we don't, they're going to have to pay pretty high taxes to do business with our country", he said. In an effort to distract from the current woes of Stormy Daniels and the Russian probe, President Trump continues to wag the dog with distracting side issues. Read More »

West Point middle and high school invite residents to community day


What dangers do students acknowledge about social media and how can it be controlled? During a presentation to the School Board at its March 27 meeting, the district officials laid out what they said were the benefits of a potential reconfiguration, including the creation of autism and behavioral programs at both schools, a diversified student body at both schools, more efficient bus transportation, and increased collaboration between grade-level teachers. Read More »

Chemical weapons watchdog plans visit to suspected Syria attack site

Amid the tough talk from the White House, the US military appeared to be in position to carry out any attack order. Vice President Mike Pence will travel in Trump's place. But that did little to dent Assad in the longer-term and there has been no global military response to a string of other alleged toxic attacks of which the regime has since been accused. Read More »

SC to issue orders in roster case


Pande, who filed the plea after a January press conference on the issue by four top Supreme Court judges, also urged that Constitution benches set up by the apex court should comprise the five senior-most judges. Mr. Pande's petition follows an earlier petition filed by former Union Law Minister Shanti Bhushan for a declaration that the authority of the CJI as "master of roster" should not be reduced to an absolute, singular and arbitrary power. Read More »

White House: Trump believes he has power to fire Mueller


Tuesday, the White House declared that President Donald Trump has the power to fire special prosecutor Robert Mueller , stoking fears that the President will put an end to Mr. Over the next couple of days, Trump pestered McGahn about the firing, but McGahn would not tell Rosenstein. "He should be allowed to finish the job he was assigned", he said. Read More »

Macedonia's annual inflation slows in March


China's factory-gate inflation has now softened for five months in a row, supporting the view that a slowdown in the world's second largest economy is inevitable, weighed down by the cooling property market and rising borrowing costs. The government targets around 3% inflation for 2018. The highest price increase of 6.8% on average was recorded for alcoholic beverages and tobacco. The core consumer price index, which strips out volatile food and energy prices, rose 2.0 percent in March, down ... Read More »

Goodyear Tire and Rubber (GT) Shares Sold by Macquarie Group Ltd.


It has underperformed by 37.28% the S&P500. Epoch Investment Partners Inc increased its stake in Iron Mtn Inc New (IRM) by 0.96% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) reported up change of 1.16% in last trading session. Cedar Hill Assocs Lc, a Illinois-based fund reported 240,638 shares. Read More »

Suspect who led police on chase is caught, passenger wanted


A former high-ranking Vietnamese police official has admitted he violated the law to protect a lucrative illegal online gambling ring which has led to dozens of arrests in recent months, a source said. The male youth was released with conditions pending an April 30 court date. Around 5 p.m., Joshua Young, 37, of Oak Ridge, and Benjamin Davis, 27, of Powell, allegedly forced their way into the home of the victim on East Tennessee Avenue, the ORPD said. Read More »

Will fight USA tariffs at any cost, warns China


At worst, he estimated, the American actions could shave one-tenth of a percentage point off China's economic growth - hardly enough to force a drastic reversal of policies, given the enormous benefits that Chinese leaders see in the state-heavy economic model they have relied on in recent decades. Read More »

Mueller probing payment for Trump Ukraine speech


The timing of the statement ― during a sleepy recess week and in the wake of Trump's pointed attacks against Mueller earlier in the month ― led some to speculate that the special counsel's job could be in peril. Moore mocked Trump late Tuesday, after the president said that "Attorney-client privilege is dead". "This is a serious matter, and I think people expect us to take action", Cornyn told reporters after his speech. Read More »

Russian stock indexes, rouble tumble on USA sanctions


New US sanctions imposed on major Russian businesses and their owners sent Russian stocks and the ruble , the country's currency, sharply down on Monday, exchange data showed. "It's prepared the economy much better for any other external shocks which might arrive". The comment from the White House came hours after the US administration sanctioned seven Russian oligarchs, 12 companies, and 17 top government officials and allies of President Vladimir Putin. Read More »

Mexico's NAFTA Negotiator Optimistic for Deal by Early May


He confirmed that the US had been willing to drop its demand that 50 per cent of every vehicle consist of American parts, in exchange for a new system that credits parts-makers when they pay more than $15 an hour. However, there still appears to be little movement on dairy trade issues between the USA and Canada, thus far. Guajardo said it's in the Trump administration's best interests to strike an agreement as soon as possible, considering the U.S. Read More »

Russian FM Lavrov has accepted invitation to visit Pyongyang

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Pyongyang after accepting a formal invitation from the country's top diplomat, the latest in a series of outreaches by North Korea. Ri said he hoped they would find concrete ways to create "a new milestone" this year in their relations. High-ranking North Korean officials have been engaged in a flurry of worldwide diplomacy in recent weeks ahead of a possible meeting between U.S. Read More »

Kicking off Work Zone Awareness Week


IN has averaged a total of 12 people killed in work zone crashes since 2014, and 80 percent of those who were killed were drivers or passengers. About 79 percent of the crashes involved property damage only, but there were 12 people killed and 491 people hurt in work zone accidents. Read More »

E-way bill to roll out in five states from April 15


E-Way Bills are getting generated successfully and till 09th April 2018 more than sixty-three lakh, e-Way Bills have been successfully generated. On Tuesday, the Centre issued a notification to enforce the e-way Bill system for Intra-station movement of Goods in five states including Uttar Pradesh from April 15. Read More »

Pechino: "Cina pronta a rispondere a nuovi dazi Usa"


Pechino ha risposto prontamente alla decisione degli Stati Uniti di imporre nuovi dazi per 50 miliardi di dollari , soprattutto su beni tecnologici, annunciando a sua volta nuove imposte alle importazioni di beni americani. Seduta in calo ma non sui minimi di giornata per la Borsa valori che ha recuperato nel finale parte del proprio passivo. Il portavoce della Casa Bianca Sarah Sanders ha voluto ricordare che "ci saranno un paio di mesi prima che le tariffe da ambo le parti entrino in ... Read More »

Man found guilty in deadly elevator stabbing of kids


It's not the first time he's faced prison time, either: St. Hubert had been release from prison just nine days before the 2014 attack occurred . "But the evidence established beyond any doubt that the defendant committed this heinous crime and he has now been held responsible". Read More »

FBI's Cohen raid puts Jeff Sessions, Rod Rosenstein back in Trump's crosshairs


As news of the raid on his personal lawyer unfolded, Trump followed cable news reports , and privately griped about Rosenstein, who also oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign. Does the president believe he has the power to fire Special Counsel Mueller? There are several bipartisan Senate bills meant to protect Mueller. Mark Zuckerberg confirmed before Congress today that Facebook is working with special counsel Robert Mueller . Read More »

Divided UN falters in response to alleged Syria chemical attack


A draft resolution requires nine votes to be adopted in the 15-member council and no veto from the five permanent members - Britain, China, France , Russia and the United States. Bolivia voted against it alongside Russian Federation, while China abstained. Four member states, including the United States and the United Kingdom, voted against. Read More »

President Trump: "We are sealing up our southern border"


Google shut down its search engine for China in 2010 after it found accounts of Chinese human rights activists hacked and some US-based online platforms are banned by Beijing. From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service . So far, only the tariffs on steel and aluminum have taken effect, but Trump's latest threats take the dispute to a new level: China can not retaliate in kind since it only imports $130 billion in United States products, meaning it would have to find ... Read More »

Zuckerberg Confirms Mueller Has Interviewed Facebook Employees in Russia Probe


The payment was made just days before the 2016 presidential election. "The president will remain in the United States to oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world", she said. Other sources who have spoken with the President echoed that sentiment, telling CNN that Trump views the raid on Cohen as Mueller aggressively going after him. Read More »

Prep track: East Linn boys, girls win at Junction City


In the 400 meter dash contest, the Lady Panthers were represented in the top standings by Chloe Howard, finish in third place with a time of 1:07.59, and Anna Turgeau, placing fifth with a time of 1:12.51. In the center ring - under the big tent at Voris Field, if you will - will be a rare home meet for the Tigers track and field team. 400 meters: Hylton, 1:29.46. Read More »

DE Acquires 5414 Shares of Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX)


Miles Cap invested in 11,998 shs or 0.87% of the stock. The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $29.25. About 15.20M shares traded. Davidson Advisors holds 3.54% or 272,218 shares. Ameritas Inv Ptnrs reported 17,303 shares. Among 17 analysts covering Chevron Corp (NYSE: CVX ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Read More »

Divided UN fails to agree response to Syria chemical weapons use


Seven members voted against and two abstained. The United States and other Western powers consider taking military action over Saturday's attack. "These deadly weapons have been used on Syrian families again, and when the people of Douma along with the rest of the global community looked to this council to act, one country stood in the way", Haley said at a meeting of the U.N. Read More »

Trump to Skip Summit of Americas in Peru: White House


A statement issued by the White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, said: "At the president's request, the vice-president will travel in his stead". The last Summit, held in Panama in April 2015, saw Barack Obama hold a bilateral meeting with Raul Castro - the first time the two countries' leaders had met since the Cuban Revolution. Read More »

Dozens dead from drinking bootleg liquor


In the recent spate of deaths, police said pure alcohol was sometimes combined with ingredients such as cough mixture and insect repellant. The deaths since the beginning of April total 54. More than 60 Indonesians are dead and dozens have been hospitalised from drinking illegal homemade alcohol, authorities said on Monday, with the toll steadily climbing. Read More »