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Messi the world's greatest player

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In the second minute of injury time, Jordi Alba squared to him in the box, and he did the rest, firing past Keylor Navas to secure Barcelona a 3-2 win to blow open the title race. Madrid's coach, Zidane brought in James Rodriguez in a bid to salvage the game for the home side and it paid off immediately as he equalised for 10-man Madrid in the 86th minute of the encounter. Read More »

To win House, Dems will have to stop infighting

Many years ago he dared to support legislation that merely "requires the physician performing the abortion to tell a woman an ultrasound is available", the Associated Press reported in 2009, "but it doesn't require the ultrasound to be performed". Read More »

Philippines: Malaysian, 3 Indonesians among slain militants

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The Army's First Infantry "Tabak" Division (ID) reported that as of 11:30 a.m. on Monday, its troops, backed by tactical operations units of the Air Forces, were continuing the operation against an estimated 150 Maute Group bandits holed out at the Piagapo Complex in Lanao del Sur. Read More »

Price of Mega Millions tickets going up

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If you're lottery game of choice has been Mega Millions simply because the tickets were cheaper than Powerball, well... The changes are meant to decrease the probability of winning a prize, a letter on the proposed changes presented to the New York State Gaming Commissioners by their staff says. Read More »

Trump on the right track with this executive order

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It will call on the departments of Labor, Justice, Homeland Security and State to take action to crack down on what the official called "fraud and abuse" in the USA immigration system to protect American workers. As Trump approaches his 100-day milestone in the White House, he has failed to pass any serious policies through Congress. An analysis released by AP on Tuesday showed computer science hires - who make up three-quarters of the H-1B recipients receive about 9% less, on average, than ... Read More »

North Korea celebrates founding of military

The US staged its own response, beginning joint naval drills in the region with South Korea and Japan as the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson moved toward the Korean peninsula and one of the most powerul submarines in the American arsenal arrived in South Korea - part of an "armada" the US was sending to the region, Trump told the Fox Business Network in mid-April. Read More »

US sanctions 271 in Syrian chemical attack

President Bashar al-Assad has accused the West of making up events in Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April so the US had an excuse to carry out missile strikes on the government's Shayrat airbase, which took place a few days after the alleged attack. Prior to announcing the financial penalties, the USA carried out a missile attack on the air base it believes was used to carry out the deadly attack. Read More »

Tipster to receive $10000 reward in Tennessee teacher's arrest

The motion claims Cummins planned to take a juvenile south of the border of Mexico. Cummins picked Elizabeth up from her home on more than one occasion to go out for a meal, "threatening her that if she did not go with him she would face repercussions at school", the petition claimed. Read More »

GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

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Center for American Progress's Vice President of Early Childhood Policy Katie Hamm explains that she'd always meant to delve into Trump's proposed tax plan, but added that she chose to look at these counties in particular after reading a story on Inauguration Day that polled Trump voters on their hopes for the new administration. Read More »

Arkansas carries out first state execution in 12 years

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Kissel). The Associated Press reported that "Judd Deere, a spokesman for Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge , said the state will appeal that ruling". The court rejected a series of last-minute appeals, allowing the first of multiple executions scheduled for April to take place. The case ended in 2007 when justices said Arkansas had adequately funded its schools. Read More »

Cruz: Seize money from drug lords to fund border wall

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Sources have confirmed to multiple outlets, however, that funding for the border wall will not be included in the congressional spending bill scheduled for a vote on Friday. On January 20, the Department of Justice announced that it was charging the drug lord with "leading a continuing criminal enterprise" and other drug-related charges. Read More »

Turkey issues warrants for 3224 people over alleged links to failed coup

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Police launched simultaneous operations across Turkey on Wednesday, detaining hundreds of people with suspected links to the American-based cleric Gulen, who denies involvement in the July 15 failed coup. The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly angered Turkey on Tuesday by placing the country under review and calling for urgent measures to restore freedom of expression and the press. Read More »

Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Since 1974, Palestinians have marked 17 April as the national day to honour the sacrifices of Palestinian prisoners and express solidarity with their families. "Through our hunger strike, we seek an end to these abuses". JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's minister of public security says a prominent Palestinian prisoner has been placed in solitary confinement for inciting a large-scale hunger strike. Read More »

Russia, Syria, and Iran warned United States over further strikes

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It is working out well between the United States and Russian Federation, despite the fact that the United States has hit a Syrian airbase in response to an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian President Bashar-al Assad's government. The Kremlin has rebuffed USA demands to abandon its ally Assad. The three ministers also discussed the beefing up of USA forces on Jordan's border with Syria, Moallem said. Read More »

USA sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

In response to the confrontations, the US Navy has ordered the USS Carl Vinson to the Korean peninsula, but the move triggered an angry response from the rogue state, which promised to sink the aircraft carrier. "We agree among the three of us that we will coordinate all actions - diplomatic, military, economic - regarding North Korea", Yun told reporters. Its deployment was met with threats by the North Koreans. Read More »

Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

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In his complaint, Sabio cited the report of the Senate committee on justice and human rights chaired by Gordon that the extrajudicial killings in the drug war are not sanctioned by the Duterte administration.‬. Nearly 9000 people have been killed since Duterte took office a year ago. Police claim a third of those killings were in self-defence during legitimate police operations. Read More »

US nuke-powered submarine arrives in S. Korea amid tensions

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South Korea's navy is planning to hold joint naval drills with USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson battle group, which has trained with Japanese destroyers in recent days, around the weekend. Washington has sent the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the Korean peninsula, where it is expected to arrive - after a derision-provoking delay - later this week . Read More »

Why You Should Vote Conservative On 8 June

No election is a foregone conclusion and we have witnessed some major electoral upsets in the past year from the Brexit result to the success of Donald Trump. So far, May has only revealed elements of her domestic agenda in her "plan for Britain " earlier this year, including more grammar schools, as well as making clear she wants to pursue an active industrial strategy and cap energy bills. Read More »

Russian Federation to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine

One of our armoured vehicles experienced an explosion, likely a mine, resulting in the tragic death of a paramedic from the United States working with the OSCE SMM. A woman walks past vehicles of the OSCE. "We continue to take mitigation measures to ensure our monitors' security and safety are in place". None of the three victims have yet been named. Read More »

Ousted leader Park charged with bribery

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She was impeached late previous year and now stands accused of abuse of power, coercion, bribery and leaking government secrets, prosecutors said. Park is accused by prosecutors of helping Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend, extort donations from South Korea's biggest conglomerates in exchange for political favors. Read More »

10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

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Two days later, Amedy Coulibaly, a friend of the Kouachi brothers, killed four people at a Kosher supermarket in Paris , before he was shot and killed by security forces. One of those under suspicion is Claude Hermant, an arms dealer with links to a far-right paramilitary group. The weapons used by Coulibaly came from Slovakia and were sold by an intermediary person in Belgium to Claude Hermant, now in jail for illegal traffic of arms, added local media 7sur7.be, quoting judiciary sources ... Read More »

Marcelo: Madrid not inferior to Barca after Clasico loss

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He added: "I don't think this will impact us in the title race but we want to have all the players available". Both the superstars scored two goals each with Ronaldo putting Real in the lead in the 22nd minute which was then cancelled out by Messi in the 31st minute. Read More »

Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US

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The Michigan's visit to Busan comes after North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink the American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. A USA submarine created to carry 150 Tomahawk cruise missiles entered a South Korean port on Tuesday as the USS Carl Vinson carrier group steamed towards the Korean waters in an effort to deter the North from a sixth nuclear test and more missile launches. Read More »

Oilers, Talbot eliminate Sharks

He had 28 shots in the six games but he didn't score, and had points in just the 7-0 demolition, the only game San Jose's power play (4-for-8) came alive. But the Sharks allowed the Oilers to tie Game 5 with a late regulation goal and then were dominated in overtime to fall behind in the series. San Jose doesn't bring back Thornton nor Marleau. Read More »

Le Pen's Hopes Of Becoming President Come Down To One Factor

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Today Le Pen announced she's temporarily stepping down as head of the National Front party so she can focus on her campaign for president. Le Pen, visiting the Rungis wholesale market outside Paris on Tuesday, said the French government must promote meat from France. Read More »

French presidential candidates to stage TV debate May 3

But perhaps most surprising, the far-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon received 19.6 per cent of the vote. Both Melenchon and Le Pen are nativist and anti-EU, one from the extreme right, the other from the far left. Le Pen wants to pull France out of the European Union, which Macron wants to strengthen. Several French student unions and anti-far-right movements such as SOS RACISM are calling to block the far-right candidate in the second round, and are staging demonstrations across France on Monday ... Read More »

Funding for Border Wall May Wait Until 2018

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Congressional Republicans have made an offer to keep the government funded without any demands for funding to begin construction of a border wall, paving the way for an agreement to avoid a shutdown in the coming days. They're also against his changes in funding for Obamacare . So when President Trump moved into the White House , he said that - initially - it might require United States taxpayers to fund its construction, but the money would be clawed back from Mexico at a later stage. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez Found With Bible Verse 'John 3:26' Written On Forehead

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Investigators found three handwritten notes next to an open Bible in Hernandez's single cell at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts, WCVB reports. and that those who came across his body tried to save his life at the time. Hernandez's family and legal team were shocked by the bad news, as the 27-year-old showed no signs he was suicidal - some even questioned if the suicide was staged to cover up a murder by his fellow inmates. Read More »

Trump's Proposed Foreign Aid Cuts Would Hit Cambodia

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Those who feared candidate Donald Trump's "America First" policies would result in massive foreign aid cuts were right on the mark according to a report in Foreign Policy magazine which says the administration will implement deep cuts across the world. Read More »

South African court rules against nuclear deal

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Earthlife Africa, which brought the case, says the judgment vindicates its argument that the process government has followed was unlawful. The government's nuclear plans have been red-flagged by credit ratings agencies‚ which downgraded South Africa to junk status. Read More »

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

Seoul has long anxious about losing its voice in worldwide efforts to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat - something local media have termed "Korea Passing". Pyongyang held a massive military parade on April 15 to mark the 105th birthday of late state founder Kim Il-sung, the grandfather of the current leader. Read More »