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Putin, Merkel discuss Syria over phone

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They expressed readiness to promote the resumption of political and diplomatic efforts over the Syrian dossier, including those on the Geneva and Astana platforms, and to go ahead with bilateral contacts on these issues. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the three countries fired over 100 cruise and air-to-surface missiles, most of which were shot down by Syrian air defenses. Read More »

On Tax Day, Republicans hope filers are mindful of tax cuts

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Trump, who sent his daughter Ivanka and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to New Hampshire for a "Tax Day" town hall to highlight the new law, contended in a USA Today Op-Ed that "this is the a year ago Americans will fill out outdated, complicated tax forms". Read More »

Bhushan Kumar and Prabhas come together

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So that is the reason many felt like he will take care of Saaho too, a bilingual film, unlike Baahubali which is a dubbing movie. Now Bhushan Kumar's production house T-Series has come on board to present the film. Owing to Prabhas' post-Baahubali success and popularity in Hindi-speaking audiences, the makers of Saaho want the film to reach the whole of north India. Read More »

Sandy Hook families suing Infowars' Alex Jones

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The New York Times reports that three parents whose children died in the Sandy Hook shooting back in 2012 have filed two defamation lawsuits against Alex Jones , a noted right-wing conspiracy theorist and radio show host who views the incident as being " giant hoax " and "completely fake". Read More »

Range Rover, Range Rover Sport bookings open in India

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In January, the firm stated it would temporarily decrease production at its other British plant of Halewood later this year in reaction to decreasing demand because of Brexit and tax hikes on diesel cars but did not describe any job losses. Read More »

Analysts noticed BLOCKv (VEE)'s 24 hours fall of -0.74%

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It was good day for Zeusshield (ZSC), as it jumped by $0.000499999999999997 or 2.74%, touching $0.01877. BQ last traded at CCEX exchange. NEO (NEO) traded 5% lower against the dollar and now trades at $66.31 or 0.00825534 BTC. ERC20's official Twitter account is @ERC20project . The official website for BlockCDN is www.blockcdn.org. It is not now possible to purchase ERC20 directly using United States dollars. Read More »

Woman abandons dogs because she is a bad person

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The sheriff's office in Lee County, Florida said a Minnesota fugitive wanted for the murder of her husband is also responsible for a murder on Fort Myers Beach this week. A second charge of gross abuse of a corpse, a lower felony, was dismissed. The 56-year-old is believed to be driving Hutchinson's vehicle, a white Acura TL with Florida license plate Y37TAA. Read More »

The Cohen hearing, attorney client privilege and Sean Hannity

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It's a headache for Fox News , where Hannity is the highest-rated host and chief defender of Trump . When explaining that two different Playboy playmates were involved in the legal showdown, Colbert said, "I'm just glad Hef isn't alive to see his life's work dragged through the filth like this", in reference to Playboy's late founder, Hugh Hefner. Read More »

Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Deportations for Immigrants Convicted of Some Crimes

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The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in 2015 that the definition as applied to legal immigrants was so vague that it violated their rights to due process of law under the U.S. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Dimaya's favor. "This decision is of enormous outcome, striking down a flawed law that applies in a vast range of criminal and immigration cases and which has resulted in many thousands of immigrants being deported for decades in violation of their ... Read More »

Today is the Tax deadline, how to request an extension

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The IRS will not forget your obligations, so make sure you tend to them promptly. The IRS anticipates receiving more than 11.6 million requests for extensions , pushing the income tax deadline out to October 15. Just get those late returns in as soon as possible. After filing, use "Where's My Refund? " on IRS.gov or download the IRS2Go Mobile App to track the status of a refund. Read More »

Jenna Bush Hager tearfully gives update on grandmother Barbara Bush's health

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The wife of former President George H.W. Bush and mother of former President George W. Bush suffers from congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. "That's great. Bet she's proud of you", the First Lady answered. "We're grateful for her, for everybody's prayers and thoughts, and just know the world is better because she's in it". Read More »

Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

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Her attorney says they are offering $100,000 for information leading to the man's identification. Cohen's lawyers, meanwhile, sought a temporary restraining order to prevent investigators from reviewing the material and requested that a third party special master decide what investigators can see. Read More »

Bomb blast outside the office of Indian consulate in Nepal

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A wall of the Indian compound, set up to coordinate movement of vehicles in the border area after widespread floods in 2008 closed the main road, was damaged, said Seshnarayan Paudel, a senior district official. Dainik Nepal quoted Superintendent of Police Arun Kumar BC as saying that because of the explosion, the office wall on the west side was slightly damaged. Read More »

S.Korea says officials may visit N.Korea ahead of summit

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Thae Yong-ho was quoted on Monday as saying that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "will drag on for two to three years" without dismantling his nuclear weapons "while waiting for the US president to be replaced". Moon said the ultimate goal of his upcoming summit is to establish permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula. South Korea and North Korea will hold this week talks at a high level, which will determine the agenda of the summit of leaders of the two countries, which is scheduled for ... Read More »

Inmates Killed, 17 More Injured, in South Carolina Prison Violence

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Authorities said in an incident beginning around 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, inmates housed in multiple dorms at Lee Correctional were involved in a disturbance. State police were called to one of South Carolina's most unsafe prisons Sunday night. Lee County Coroner Larry Logan told the Associated Press he arrived at the scene to find melees throughout much of the prison. Read More »

Irish country music legend Big Tom McBride dies aged 81

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In a statement, his family said: "It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear father Big Tom McBride (RIP) this morning". He will be sadly missed by all who new him. The word "legend" is often overused on occasions like this, but in Tom's case it is truly fitting and well deserved. His contribution to Irish social and cultural life in this area has been enormous. Read More »

IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel that was 'ready for use'

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It was also connected to a network of tunnels under Gaza, according to the IDF. "It extended into Israel and violated Israeli sovereignty". The IDF has revealed its special laboratory for locating and neutralizing cross-border terror tunnels dug by Hamas. Read More »

Kendrick Lamar is a Pulitzer Prize victor

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Lamar made history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. Lamar has been lauded for his deep lyrical content, politically charged live performances, and his profound mix of hip-hop, spoken word, jazz, soul, funk, poetry and African sounds. Read More »

Namibia: Correctional Officer Arrested in Drug Bust At Omaruru

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Briefing the media regarding to criminal activities, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu said they initially arrested a 33-year-old suspected drug dealer in Ozondje during their operations. However, he was sentenced to four months in jail to be followed by deportation. The officers found a joint in the auto which Williams admitted was his, police say. Read More »

Trump a serial liar, says Comey

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Speaking on Fox Business Network early Monday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said "the fix was in" against Trump and questioned why Comey waited two months after the election to conduct the briefing if he was so concerned about Russian influence on the campaign. Read More »

Cambridge police officers filmed allegedly beating Harvard student Selorm Ohene

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In the footage, three Cambridge police officers and an MBTA Transit Police officer pin Ohene to the ground while arresting him near the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Waterhouse Street. In its statement, the student group called on Harvard to form a crisis team to deal with emergencies without involving the police and demanded an investigation into the officers' conduct. Read More »

Trump refuses to give timeline for Syria intervention

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Military brass and senior national security officials huddled at the White House for 90 minutes on Thursday afternoon to consider their options. Cafarella said the United States must decide how far it wants to go in terms of hitting Iranian proxy forces near USA positions in eastern Syria, or even targeting Russian-supported facilities. Read More »

Sun, Rain and Snow; Three Days of Weather!

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With west winds occasionally gusting around 20 miles-per-hour, it will feel like it's in the upper 30s to low 40s. Temperatures will stay mild with some light rain Wednesday but the real warm up comes later on towards the weekend. Look for snow showers overnight mixing with a little rain early. This system will taper off tomorrow night, and high pressure will build in on Thursday . Read More »

Little is known about what was actually achieved by strikes on Syria

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Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations , said troops would not be removed until ISIS was defeated, chemical weapons no longer threatened U.S. "Nothing is certain in these kinds of matters", he said. A signature on the cartoon indicates it's from past year, but it could just as well have been drawn today. Read More »

Boy unearths Danish king's treasure trove in Germany

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They reported their notice into any off ice and after led to the sweep performed from the team of authorities. The site of the treasure trove, Schaprode, is near where a 16-piece gold hoard dating from Bluetooth's reign was found in the 19th century. Read More »

Statewide bandh in Andhra Pradesh over special category status demand

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Normal life came to a standstill in Andhra Pradesh on Monday as the day-long shutdown called in demand for the special status category to the state evoked near total response. Congress and the Left parties backed the call for the bandh to fight for special status for Andhra Pradesh. He added that Naidu should understand that bandh was a form of a democratic protest and he had no right to oppose it. Read More »

China's trade surplus with USA rises

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It urged Washington to negotiate a settlement but set no deadline. The stand-off has intensified over the massive trade deficit with China, which was a record $375.2 billion in 2017 . They were among changes Trump had sought. Economists and Chinese officials say the tariff hike's overall impact on China should be limited. "We are considering manufacturing as many ball bearings as possible for the USA market before the imposition of tariffs", said Wang. Read More »

US rescuers find bodies of missing Keralite, daughter

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Gregory L. Van Patten said in a statement. Separately, an adult female body recovered on Friday from another area of the river was identified as Soumya Thottapilly, 38. Authorities have discovered the family's maroon Honda Pilot, which had veered off the 101 Freeway and plunged into the Eel River, near Leggett, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office announced Monday. Read More »

Pound Rises Ahead Of UK Jobless Data

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Markets care about the data because of the influence that changes in unemployment and wages can have on inflation, in that lower unemployment and faster wage growth means higher inflation further down the line. After all, much of the Pound's 10% gain over the Dollar in 2017 came as a result of a weak United States currency rather than a strong Sterling. The ILO jobless rate is forecast to remain unchanged at 4.3%. Read More »

Britain braces for possible Russian retaliation over Syria strikes

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President Donald Trump on Sunday said a USA -led missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program was "perfectly carried out". And it shows that Washington appears to have succeeded for now in delivering a blow that did not provoke Russian Federation into a military response - even though the degree to which the missile attack hindered Assad's chemical-weapons capability is far from clear. Read More »

No missiles but ballet as North Korea's Kim puts on a show

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Im Jong-seok, the presidential chief of staff, said the inter-Korean summit would be a historic event because it would be the first time a North Korean leader had set foot on South Korean soil. On last year's Day of the Sun, Kim put on a military parade bristling with his latest ballistic missiles, exacerbating worldwide tension over his nuclear weapon and missile programmes. Read More »

Australian Greens announce push to legalise cannabis

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It would be legal for adults to purchase and use the drug through a "properly regulated market for production and supply", under the party's plan. Lents says, 'This is no quirk, nor is it just too early to see the inevitable spike in teen drug use. Read More »