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PD: 16 arrested after "Poor People's Campaign" protest in Hartford

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In North Carolina, this is a familiar rite. Rev. Barber also led a variation on the chant: "What do we want?" Pat McCrory, who was succeeded by Democratic Gov. Sylvia Orduno is with the campaign and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization. "There are a lot of distractions that go on in national politics these days, and the issues that we're here to represent are real issues that are nonpartisan and need to be heard", rally attendee Calvin Megginson said. Read More »

Melania Trump expected to remain in hospital all week

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President Donald Trump visited her later Monday and tweeted that the procedure was "successful". But if it is larger, or has many blood vessels feeding it, they might choose the embolization procedure or even surgery, he said. Dr. Joseph A. Vassalotti, the chief medical officer at the National Kidney Foundation, said his guess was that Mrs. Trump had either a benign tumor known as an angiomyolipoma or a bleeding cyst. Read More »

Children said they had punctures, burns

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Police added that officers found spoiled food on the floor and animal and human feces at the house. There was so much debris that some areas of the home were unaccessible, according to Hurlbut. "I was afraid that I could not find him". "But I don't know how you can keep it quiet when you have 10 kids". "I tore up my house, I lifted up beds, I ripped things out of the closet, I completely tore up everything to make sure that he really wasn't here". Read More »

Team: Former Sen. Harry Reid undergoes cancer surgery

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According to a statement from Reid's family, the problem was detected early and the surgery went well. Reid underwent surgery at Johns Hopkins Cancer Center to remove a tumor that doctors caught early "during a routine screening and his surgeons are confident that the surgery was a success and that the prognosis for his recovery is good". Read More »

Trump thanks North Korea for 'smart' move

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Seoul's Unification Ministry said Tuesday the meeting at a border truce village will discuss ways to carry out peace commitments made between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in their summit last month. South Korea has said Kim has shown an interest in dealing away his nuclear weapons in return for economic benefits. The United States and South Korea have welcomed the announcement as the beginning of North Korea's nuclear disarmament. Read More »

Hawaii volcano lava could spur more evacuations

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Hawaii residents were alerted on Thursday to rising levels of toxic gas from volcanic fissures and geologists warned that Kilauea volcano may bring more fissures, lava, gas, and disaster. Hawaii Civil Defense officials said the new fissure was located near the Lanipuna Garden Estates area, a northeastern side closest to the geothermal plant on the Big Island . Read More »

U.S. has sacrificed its role as Middle East mediator, says Erdogan

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Erdogan also said that Iran has "not attacked Israel". "Israel is carrying out state terror at the moment". "What Israel has done is a genocide". "We curse the massacre carried out by Israeli security forces, encouraged by this step, on the Palestinians participating in peaceful demonstrations", its statement said. Read More »

Nothing says 'peace' like 58 dead Palestinians

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Daniel Shapiro, who served as America's top diplomat to the Jewish state from 2011 to the end of the Obama presidency, told CNN on Monday that Trump was right to move the embassy from Tel Aviv. He said the decision is merely a recognition of reality, and he said it provides a firmer foundation for peace negotiations. The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said while on a visit to London: "Israel is wreaking state terror". Read More »

Diego Simeone sends transfer message to Atletico Madrid star Jan Oblak

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His second on the half-hour mark saw him dash to the byline before tucking the ball to one side of a defender and then unleashing a sharp left-footed drive into the corner of the net. But Simeone is desperate for Oblak to stay. Diego Simeone's charges were allowing Getafe to have the ball after 25 minutes and looked to expose them on counter-attacks. Read More »

Carrie Underwood Performs On American Idol

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American Idol 2018 was joined by music superstar Carrie Underwood tonight, with the Top 5 contestants each performing a song from the American Idol victor herself, as well as joining her on-stage to open the show. "We never thought we would make it this far", she says. Michael kicked off the night with "Flat On the Floor" by Carrie, and Lionel said he started off "on a grand scale". Read More »

Iran seeks 'clear future design' for imperilled nuclear deal

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has embarked on a whirlwind diplomatic tour to gauge worldwide readiness to guarantee Iran's interests if it decides to remain in a nuclear deal after United States withdrawal. Zarif stated that Iran had come to the conclusion after the meeting with Russian foreign minister and other friendly countries' officials to give diplomacy another chance regarding the nuclear deal, adding that the U.S. Read More »

Controversial US pastors to take part in embassy opening in Jerusalem

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In addition to his remarks on Jews, Jeffress has referred to both Mormonism and Islam as " a heresy from the pit of Hell ". Such a religious bigot should not be giving the prayer that opens the United States Embassy in Jerusalem . "We're grateful to President Trump for making good on a promise that his predecessors selected to disregard", evangelical Penny Nancy, the president and CEO of Involved Girls for America, wrote in a Fox Information op-ed. Read More »

Italy's anti-establishment parties set to announce power-sharing deal

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According to media reports on Monday, Lega and Five Stars are converging on the name of the former economy minister Giulio Tremonti, a euro-sceptic who served in four of Silvio Berlusconi's cabinets. Sapelli said another candidate for the prime minister's job was also under consideration - little known law professor Giuseppe Conte, who is close to 5-Star. Read More »

Germany: US' Iran sanctions could stymie Europe

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Speaking last week, President Rouhani said: "If we achieve the deal's goals in co-operation with other members of the deal, it will remain in place". Iran appeared determined not to be drawn into a wider regional conflict with Israel during the sensitive negotiations. Read More »

Putin receives newly elected prime minister of Armenia in Sochi

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Protest leader Pashinyan was voted in by the country's parliament as Armenia's newest leader last week following weeks of peaceful protests against corruption. Russian Federation and Armenia hope to maintain close bilateral ties following a meeting between the leaders of both countries at the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday. Read More »

Raptors' Dwane Casey Named Coach of the Year by His NBA Peers

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But Stevens downplayed the snub in an interview with ESPN after his squad booted out the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 5 of the East semi-finals on Thursday. "I'm telling you if you get into a comparison contest, I'm screwed". And those other guys that get votes, they're unbelievable. The 29-year-old was named to consecutive All-Star teams in 2016 and 2017, and he led the Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals last campaign. Read More »

Final IndyCar GP warmup slowed by smoke, geese

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Power used the Push-to-Pass to set up his pit stop, and on lap 43, came down pit road for reds surrendering the lead to Graham Rahal . Penske's Helio Castroneves finished sixth in his season debut. "What a great day for the team", Penske said. "Our family took some memorable photos from angles only the drivers would normally see, and we finished-off by kissing the bricks!" "The most important win now is No. Read More »

Georgia police officer suspended after manhandling grandmother during traffic stop

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One of the backup officers can be heard yelling, "you're not in charge, shut up and get the [explicative] out of the vehicle!" as he grabs the elderly woman and forces her hands behind her back. "Come out of the auto, you're been arrested". "Unless you're wrong, you're going ask why". In his letter, Legg said he stepped in because other officers were unable to complete the arrest and his language got the woman out of the auto. Read More »

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Francisco Giants

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McCutchen had said he wanted to finish his career in Pittsburgh , but the Pirates traded him to the Giants in January for Kyle Crick , minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in global bonus pool space. This will be the first time the Pirates see Suarez. Samardzija allowed five runs and six hits in 5 2/3 innings as his ERA rose to 6.94. Taillon comes off of a 5-3 loss (ND) at Milwaukee with a run scoring on six hits and two BB over five innings. Read More »

Karnataka Exit Polls Predict Uncertain Results

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The Election Commission on Friday postponed polling at the RR Nagar constituency in Bengaluru to 28 May and counting to 31 May after election officials discovered about 10,000 fake voter ID cards, among other violations, in the constituency. Read More »

Modi's temple run in Nepal to influence voters: Congress

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Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale, who was in Nepal with PM Modi responded saying that the Nepal visit had been planned months beforehand on February 12 when PM Modi called and congratulated K P Oli for becoming the new Nepal PM. She said, "PM was a religious man and visits temples wherever he goes". On Saturday morning PM prayed at Muktinath temple and wrapped up his temple visits after offering special prayers at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu . Read More »

IBP: Only Senate can unseat Chief Justice

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Students and teachers at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) also planned to hold a protest rally. After being excluded from a three-member bench hearing a human rights case, Supreme Court judge Qazi Faez Isa has termed the dissolution and the reconstitution of the bench by the chief justice "unwarranted and unprecedented". Read More »

Britain committed to Iran nuclear deal: May

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White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that "it's possible" there will be secondary sanctions imposed on European companies as a result of the U.S. "Nor have we had, since the implementation of the deal, adequate, really any, inspection of military facilities where the weaponization activities of the Iranians might be conducted", Bolton said. Read More »

Panchayat polls begin in West Bengal

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CPI (M) MLA Tanmay Bhattacharya rued that the state election commissioner was aware that violence will take place, but "did not insist on deployment of central forces". In Bagda in North 24 Parganas, miscreants allegedly stormed a poll station and tried to stamp ballot papers. The SEC has asked the police to submit a report regarding the incident. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's 26/11 remarks create stir in Pakistan

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The Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Monday said Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi must take the Parliament into confidence about the decisions taken in the National Security Council (NSC) meeting. Meanwhile, Sharif's party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has issued a statement claiming that his statement has been "grossly misinterpreted" by the Indian media. Read More »

Delhi-NCR hit by sudden dust storm, rain; flights grounded

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While one died in Sambhal, two persons were killed in Banjariya village when two minarets of a mosque were ripped off by high velocity winds and they fell on a house. Metro services on the Blue Line were disrupted after a tree fell on the tracks between Rajiv Chowk and RK Ashram stations, reported ANI . Police said several fire tenders were dispatched and that no injuries were reported from these areas. Read More »

Voting for Parliamentary elections begins in Iraq

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Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi performed poorly across majority Shiite provinces that should have been his base of support. Iraq tallied votes Sunday as record abstentions dealt a blow to a political elite reviled for its perceived corruption, in the country's first national poll since it defeated the Islamic State group. Read More »

Raazi box office collection Day 3: Alia's film continues its dream run

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While its total collection now stands at Rs 18.83 crore, the film is expected to continue its magical run over the coming days as well. On Saturday, the movie witnessed huge 50% growth. Twitter is already flooding in praise of the espionage thriller. As Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor starrer comedy drama film "102 Not Out" still has a strong hold in Indian cinema halls, it will be bit hard for Alia Bhatt's film to compete with that movie which features veteran actors in main roles. Read More »

5-year-old girl attacked, dragged by black bear

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According to a statement from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the woman went outside and saw a large black bear dragging her young daughter. The girl was hospitalized in fair condition on Sunday afternoon. They said in their statement that a heavy law enforcement presence will be seen throughout the area as they search for the bear. She is at St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction at this moment. Read More »

US Embassy in Jerusalem Opens to a Fraught Climate

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The Palestinian protests on Monday will coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's declaration of independence, one day before the Palestinians' Nakba Day, or "Day of Catastrophe", reports Xinhua . The plan is mostly finished, they said, and the administration is seeking the right time and place to present it. The move from Tel Aviv comes five months after Trump announced that the US would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a decision that sparked protests from ... Read More »

Possible tropical development in the Gulf

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A tropical weather outlook has been issued for what is now showers and thunderstorms extending from western Cuba to the Straits of Florida and much of the Florida Peninsula. "A lot of what we saw this weekend will continue for most of the week", said Chris Fisher, a meteorologist with National Weather Service in Miami. Read More »

Iran and Sri Lanka sign five agreements to increase bilateral cooperation

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President Sirisena, who is on an official tour of Iran, visited the President's House with his delegation, this morning. "Our governments remain committed to ensuring the agreement is upheld, and will work with all the remaining parties to the deal to ensure this remains the case including through ensuring the continuing economic benefits to the Iranian people that are linked to the agreement", they said in a joint statement released just after Trump announced his decision. Read More »