• Bashar al-Assad prepares to assault last rebel enclave near Damascus
Bashar al-Assad prepares to assault last rebel enclave near Damascus

Having captured the town of Dumayr northeast of the Syrian capital, the enclave of Yarmouk came under intense bombardment. Within Damascus city itself, militants - including those from the Daesh* terror group - only control a few neighborhoods and settlements, including the Yarmouk refugee camp and other parts of southern Damascus.

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  • Hundreds Gather To Remember Barbara Bush In Private Funeral Service
Hundreds Gather To Remember Barbara Bush In Private Funeral Service

He choked up at one point, saying his mother - who was known for her self-deprecating remarks about her wrinkles and grey hair - was "beautiful" until the very end. Country music star Lee Greenwood traveled the country with Barbara Bush and knew her for over 30 years. Shuttles brought hundreds of guests to St.

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  • Minnesota gains 2900 jobs in March
Minnesota gains 2900 jobs in March

The new unemployment numbers came a day after Gov. Rick Scott touted a recommendation that 427 communities across Florida be designated as "Low Tax Opportunity Zones". Leisure/hospitality also added 200 jobs for a 2.4 percent gain. Education and health services added 800 new workers. Other Services , which includes industries engaged in ac...

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  • North Korea Has Agreed To Close A Major Nuclear Weapons Testing Site
North Korea Has Agreed To Close A Major Nuclear Weapons Testing Site

Trump responded on Twitter to the reports: "North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and close up a major test site". Kim reportedly made the remarks at the ruling Workers' Party's central committee meeting on Friday. "Look forward to our summit", he added. It will be held on the South Korean side of the joint security area ins...

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  • US Orders Engine Inspection after Deadly Airplane Accident
US Orders Engine Inspection after Deadly Airplane Accident

The oldest blades would be inspected within six months, while many others would face an 18-month deadline. The crew reported damage to one of the aircraft's engines as well as the fuselage and a window, the Federal Aviation Administration said .

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  • ETA rebels apologise for 'harm' it caused
ETA rebels apologise for 'harm' it caused

After almost decades of vehicle bomb attacks, shootings and kidnappings, the group gave up its violent campaign in 2011. We have also caused damage that can't be undone. The Basque region, located in parts of northern Spain and southern France, has its own language and culture. "Looking forward, reconciliation is one of the tasks that has to be c...

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  • Impeachment motion against CJI will get defeated, says AAP
Impeachment motion against CJI will get defeated, says AAP

The Congress-led Opposition in the Rajya Sabha attempts to press the first-ever impeachment motion against a sitting Chief Justice of India . "Now, they are even doubting the judiciary ", the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Programme Implementation told the media here.

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  • Two More Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces in Gaza
Two More Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces in Gaza

Nabil Abu Rudeinah, spokesman for President Mahmoud Abbas, said on Friday the leadership will approach the United Nations Security Council again to demand worldwide protection to the people of Palestine under Israeli occupation. Fridays have been by far the most active days, with over 40,000 people taking part in the first protest, almost 30,000 ...

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  • Michael Avenatti: Cohen
Michael Avenatti: Cohen "Will Roll on the President"

This announcement comes amid Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti , revealing the possibility of suing Trump for defamation due to a recent tweet calling the affair accusations and subsequent interviews a "con job". That comes as a blow to the person who had who insisted Trump had the Russian Federation investigation in mind when he sacked Comey - D...

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  • Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: BJP releases 3rd list, fields another Reddy brother
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: BJP releases 3rd list, fields another Reddy brother

The party had, in its second list of 82 candidates released on April 16, fielded G. Somashekar Reddy, younger brother of Ballari mining baron G. Janardhan Reddy from Ballari City segment. Nagara segment in Mysuru district. Meanwhile, the party also confirmed Gopal Rao as its candidate from Chamundeshwari constituency. Eshwarappa, who was the De...

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  • West Bengal panchayat elections: EC told to accept nominations
West Bengal panchayat elections: EC told to accept nominations

The verdict, seen as a setback to the Mamata Banerjee government, was delivered on petitions by opposition parties for nomination deadline extension after the SEC's rollback. It is not only the victory of the BJP, but also of the common people who love democracy. He said that the urgency to hold the panchayat polls as expressed by the SEC and TMC...

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  • 1 injured, 1 in custody after reported shooting at Ocala high school
1 injured, 1 in custody after reported shooting at Ocala high school

Approximately 2,500 schools around the country planned on joining the walkout. "I was very concerned for them, especially Mr. Crawford and Ms. Flaig, one being a teacher I keep in touch with from time to time, and the other being one of my best friend's mom", Delgrego said.

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  • Mail bomber, 83, executed in Alabama
Mail bomber, 83, executed in Alabama

Robinson, a black civil-rights attorney from Savannah, Ga. An Alabama man sentenced to the death penalty for the bombing death of a federal judge was put to death Thursday, becoming the oldest prisoner executed in the United States in modern times.

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  • Arizona teachers vote to go on first statewide strike
Arizona teachers vote to go on first statewide strike

A walkout could shut down schools across the state. On Tuesday, Rebecca Garelli, one of the AEU teacher leaders, told educators in a video on the organization's massive Facebook page, "A vote to walk out means you are supporting our ability to strategically make the best decisions that are effective to achieve our goals around the demands"....

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  • Iran's defense minister visits Iraq to promote security ties
Iran's defense minister visits Iraq to promote security ties

With Iraq emerging from a period of acute crisis after the Islamic State's territorial advances were reversed, at great cost, the United States has a significant opportunity to assist in ameliorating its chronic ills. The Iranian minister said at the signing ceremony that the fight against Daesh terrorist group served to reveal the friends and en...

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  • Members of Congress call for Pruitt to resign
Members of Congress call for Pruitt to resign

In addition to the usual suspects such as the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth , signatories to the newspaper ad calling for Pruitt's removal include Physicians for Social Responsibility, a doctors' group that works on social issues; the Service Employees International Union, the nation's largest union of healthcare workers; and Latino Victo...

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  • Naidu fighting for a just cause, say visitors
Naidu fighting for a just cause, say visitors

Naidu will sit on hunger strike at Indira Gandhi Stadium from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm to pressurise the Centre to grant the SCS to Andhra Pradesh. The state rocked with similar " Dharma Porata Deeksha " programmes as Ministers were observing hunger strike in each of the 13 districts.

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  • Schumer to Introduce Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana
Schumer to Introduce Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

It's good timing to make the announcement , considering that today is 4/20, the unofficial holiday for marijuana . "My bill is a step in the right direction aimed at removing the barriers to state legalization efforts". "I've seen too many people's lives ruined by the criminalization", he said". By comparison, 81 percent of Democrats in a recent ...

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  • Greitens files restraining order against Hawley
Greitens files restraining order against Hawley

Louis for allegedly taking and transmitting a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom Greitens said he had an extramarital affair. Haefner called on the governor to resign almost two months ago, as did fellow Republican Rep.

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  • Rod Rosenstein Isn't Safe - He Is 'About to Be Spit-Roasted'
Rod Rosenstein Isn't Safe - He Is 'About to Be Spit-Roasted'

Republicans had been threatening to subpoena those memos from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the Justice Department official who oversees Mueller's investigation, on the suspicion that they'd help exonerate the President. Earlier this month, Mueller told Trump's attorneys that he was not a "target" of the Russian Federation collusion pro...

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