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Jimmy Kimmel Takes On Sean Hannity's 'Ass Clown' Comment Jimmy Kimmel Takes On Sean Hannity's 'Ass Clown' Comment
- April 07, 2018

Kimmel, for his part, concluded his lengthy monologue by naming Hannity as "the whole ass circus". " Hannity still hasn't forgotten the remarks", the report read, noting that " Hannity was overheard trashing Smith to Trump " during a Mar-a-Lago visit last weekend. (more...)
Turkey university gunman kills four in Eskisehir Turkey university gunman kills four in Eskisehir
- April 06, 2018

Police are now questioning the assailant. Gonen said the assailant entered the university's education faculty with a gun and shot the four university staff members. University rector Hasan Gonen described the researcher as a "problematic" person who was being investigated for verbally insulting academic staff as a result of suspected "psychological problems", Mr Gonen told CNN Turk. (more...)
Mexico Senate rebukes Trump over border deployment plans Mexico Senate rebukes Trump over border deployment plans
- April 06, 2018

The president's tweet a day after the organizers of the caravan announced that they would end their journey in Mexico City , instead of continuing north to the U.S. The migrant caravan, which left Chiapas, Mexico's most southern state, on March 25 is "still together, arranging documents with MX immigration, next stop Puebla, then meet with gov agencies, then many will go separate ways to apply for asylum in MX or USA", Mensing told the newspaper by text. (more...)
Woods grabs spotlight as Leishman takes lead Woods grabs spotlight as Leishman takes lead
- April 06, 2018

Golfers at the 82nd edition of the Masters Tournament tee off Thursday at Augusta National. Playing partner Marc Leishman provided even more highlights. Woods was not sharp in this first round. "How he's found five more miles per hour in club-head speed in his 40s after a fused back is unbelievable". (more...)
Amazon.com Gives Up Gains as Trump Continues Twitter-War Amazon.com Gives Up Gains as Trump Continues Twitter-War
- April 06, 2018

President Donald Trump is "obsessed with Amazon", one White House source who works with the president told Axios , "Obsessed". It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500. The VC1 of Amazon.com, Inc. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $1100.0 target. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. (more...)
Prince Charles and Camilla flying into Gold Coast from regional NSW Prince Charles and Camilla flying into Gold Coast from regional NSW
- April 05, 2018

Prince Charles and Camilla will touch down in Brisbane on Wednesday, with Boeing 737-BBJ airliners in the RAAF's VIP fleet to transport the pair for their tour of the country. He also said waiting for Prince Charles to take the throne, only to ditch him as head of state early in his reign, would be unfair. Calling on athletes to come together in the spirit of friendly competition, he said: "My wife and I could not be more delighted to be able to join all of you here on the Gold Coast this ... (more...)
Ex-spy poisoning row: Britain unable to identify source of nerve agent Ex-spy poisoning row: Britain unable to identify source of nerve agent
- April 05, 2018

The OPCW, the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog, plans to hold a special session on the incident in the Hague on Wednesday. The facility is located just outside of Salisbury . But Britain's foreign ministry accused Russian Federation of requesting the meeting to undermine the organisation's investigation. Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia , were exposed to a chemical weapon developed in the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War. (more...)
Prince Philip has a had a successful hip operation Prince Philip has a had a successful hip operation
- April 05, 2018

In June 2017, he spent two nights in hospital as a "precautionary measure" for the treatment of an undisclosed infection. Philip withdrew in March from a planned appearance with his son, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, at Windsor Castle to mark Andrew's role as colonel of the Grenadier Guards, which he is taking over from Philip. (more...)
College baseball: St. Joseph's comes back for a 10-5 win College baseball: St. Joseph's comes back for a 10-5 win
- April 05, 2018

For a time, it looked like we could climb back into the game after going down 3-0". Sophomores Ethan Lui and Shane Paradisin finished past year in the No. Drew Anderson picked up the win on the mound, going the distance and striking out five Indian batters while allowing just three earned runs. The Wranglers' only run in that one followed Kegan Lindsay's walk, Peterson's single and Bryson Alder's run-scoring sacrifice fly in the fifth inning. (more...)
Man arrested on suspicion of assault, abuse Man arrested on suspicion of assault, abuse
- April 05, 2018

It's Fun To Stay At The YMCA . Several officers responded and tried to negotiate with the suspect. The officers spoke with the victim and learned that she had spotted the suspect sleeping in a stairwell of the center with beer bottles strewn about the area. (more...)
Four Pakistani Christians Killed In Attack Claimed By Islamic State Four Pakistani Christians Killed In Attack Claimed By Islamic State
- April 05, 2018

Police found 9mm bullet casings at the scene of the attack. The British Pakistani Christian Association , which monitors and provides support for Christian victims of violence and persecution in the Muslim-majority country, said the Pakistani government has been warned of increasing IS threats, but has failed to take adequate safety measures. (more...)
Israel suspends controversial plan to send African migrants West Israel suspends controversial plan to send African migrants West
- April 04, 2018

Thousands of African migrants are concentrated in neighborhoods in south Tel Aviv , where ethnic food shops and phone-card stalls line the streets, and the area has become known as "Little Africa ". Mr Bottinick said that several legal developments in the third-country destinations had interfered with Israel's plan to send the migrants there, in turn leading to renewed talks between the United Nations refugee agency and Israel, with deliberations gathering speed over the past few weeks. (more...)
Esty Won't Seek Re-election Amid Reports She Mishandled Abuse Claims Esty Won't Seek Re-election Amid Reports She Mishandled Abuse Claims
- April 04, 2018

Esty said she fired Baker about three months later after receiving an internal investigation report that revealed improper behavior by Baker that affected multiple female staffers. "To the survivor, I want to express my strongest apology for letting you down", she said, adding that employees need stronger protections in the workplace. (more...)
Dutch Lawyer Convicted as Part of Mueller Investigation Dutch Lawyer Convicted as Part of Mueller Investigation
- April 04, 2018

Gates and Manafort were indicted by Mueller in October on a series of money laundering and fraud charges related to their Ukraine work. Van der Zwann had faced between zero and six months in prison under sentencing guidelines. In pleading guilty, he admitted he lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents about previous communications with Rick Gates , a Manafort protege who held a senior position in the Trump campaign, and that he also withheld and deleted emails. (more...)
Porton Down could not verify source of Salisbury nerve agent Porton Down could not verify source of Salisbury nerve agent
- April 04, 2018

He said that the creation of the Novichok agent would have required "extremely sophisticated" methods likely only to be available to a state actor. He added: "we are continuing to work to help to provide additional information that might help us get closer to [the source] but we haven't yet been able to do that". (more...)
Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings
- April 04, 2018

The bill was tabled by PTI MPA Dr Nosheen Hamid on Sunday, denouncing the Indian oppression of Kashmiris for the past 70 years, Express News reported. Train services between north Kashmir's Baramulla town and Bannihal town have been suspended. Abbasi called on the global community to urge India to allow access to fact-finding missions to Jammu and Kashmir , mentioned the report. (more...)
Villanova Breaks Final Four Single Game Three-Point Record Villanova Breaks Final Four Single Game Three-Point Record
- April 04, 2018

Kansas (31-8) was in its 15th Final Four and last won the national championship in 2008, the last time the Final Four was in San Antonio. Villanova went on to beat North Carolina for the national championship with a three-point buzzer beater by Kris Jenkins. (more...)
Severe weather expected tonight in Kentucky and Indiana Severe weather expected tonight in Kentucky and Indiana
- April 04, 2018

A powerful cold front will be tracking through tonight . This will provide plenty of energy for storms to intensify as they move through the Mid-South. Thursday morning looks to be the coolest of the next seven, with temperatures likely to fall into the upper-30s for most of the area. So, you may need to find the jacket again. (more...)
Oklahoma Teachers March on Capitol Oklahoma Teachers March on Capitol
- April 04, 2018

While there are no signs of planned protests or organizing over similar demands here in California, the California Teachers Association tweeted late Sunday in support of Oklahoma teachers. "We must be responsible not to neglect other areas of need in the state such as corrections and health and human services as we continue to consider additional education funding measures", said GOP Gov. (more...)
Indians Travelled Illegally To Iraq, Government Had No Record: Minister VK Singh Indians Travelled Illegally To Iraq, Government Had No Record: Minister VK Singh
- April 04, 2018

He said Punjab government was already giving a monthly pension of Rs. 20 thousand to families of victims. "The union government did its best to know about the missing Indians", he said. The minister was also criticised for his reported "insensitive" remark comparing the demand for compensation to the families of 39 Indians killed in Iraq to demanding "biscuits", and said it was "heartless, shameful and reprehensible". (more...)
Turkey ready for new targets outside borders: Erdogan Turkey ready for new targets outside borders: Erdogan
- April 04, 2018

The sides were expected to discuss economic issues, the implementation of strategic projects such as the Akkuyu nuclear power plant as well as the delivery of Russian S-400 air defense systems to Turkey . The $20 billion facility, called the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), will be located in the southern province of Mersin . "The scale of this project is hard to exaggerate", Putin said at the ceremony. (more...)
Corbyn on Labour anti-Semitism row Corbyn on Labour anti-Semitism row
- April 03, 2018

It carried the caption: "When you're pictured at Nuremberg and claim you thought you were going to a vehicle rally". The leader of Britain's left-leaning Labour Party is facing intensifying criticism from outsiders and some of his own members for what is viewed as a failure to address reports of anti-Semitism involving some Labour supporters. (more...)
American Farmers Reportedly Horrified by Trump's Tariffs American Farmers Reportedly Horrified by Trump's Tariffs
- April 03, 2018

Reports that the tariff list may also include consumer goods such as clothing and footwear drew strong protests from USA business groups, which argued that it would raise prices for US consumers. Because the U.S.is already enforcing penalties on steel and aluminum imports from China, China believes its latest tariffs are only fair. In a statement, the Chinese government said it was imposing the new tariffs "in order to safeguard China's interests and balance the losses caused by the United ... (more...)
Google will bring low-priced Pixel, Home speakers to India
- April 03, 2018

Over an hour ago, we told you that Google is all set to launch its Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India this month. Google is, at last, taking a look at the expansion of its products in India. On a more conceptual level, Google is also looking to join the intelligent home automation market with its Nest products like a doorbell, alarm system, and smoke detector, hopefully over the next year. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower's evidence made public by British lawmakers Cambridge Analytica whistleblower's evidence made public by British lawmakers
- April 03, 2018

The donation allowed Vote Leave to stay within its £7m legal limit. The government requested a reply by April 7. Sources told Channel 4 News that the dataset was used by the Republican Party and Trump's incoming national security adviser John Bolton, whose political action committee hired Cambridge Analytica in 2014. (more...)
Trump slams immigrant 'caravans', says 'DACA is dead' Trump slams immigrant 'caravans', says 'DACA is dead'
- April 03, 2018

This morning, Trump also casually demanded an end to the filibuster, so the Senate could pass border legislation he wanted. But much of that money can only be used to fix existing segments, not build new sections. Trump did not explain what he meant when questioned by reporters as he entered the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea with the first lady and his daughter Tiffany. (more...)
South Africa's Winnie Mandela dies at 81 South Africa's Winnie Mandela dies at 81
- April 03, 2018

While she rose to global fame campaigning for Mandela's release from prison, as well for the advancement of South African blacks, her reputation was also tainted by allegations of brutality against political opponents. But her key role in sustaining the early anti-apartheid struggle was stained later by a reputation for coercion and violence. She was detained for 18 months in solitary confinement in a condemned cell at Pretoria Central Prison before being charged under the Suppression of ... (more...)
Winter weather returns with two separate storms over Easter weekend Winter weather returns with two separate storms over Easter weekend
- April 03, 2018

New Yorkers woke up to yet another winter storm this morning, which had started coming down on the city shortly before dawn on Monday. Because these areas are likely to remain above freezing during the snow, an accumulation on most roads is unlikely, should it snow much in the first place. (more...)
Killed, many trapped as building collapsed in Indore Killed, many trapped as building collapsed in Indore
- April 02, 2018

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted his condolences and said: "We are monitoring the rescue effort". The Times of India newspaper said the dilapidated building collapsed after a auto smashed into its front portion. (more...)
Thousands pay their respects at Stephen Hawking's funeral Thousands pay their respects at Stephen Hawking's funeral
- April 02, 2018

Eddie Redmayne gave an emotional reading at the funeral of physicist and author Stephen Hawking on Saturday (31Mar18). The bell at Great St. Mary's, as the church is known locally, tolled 76 times at the start of the service. Hundreds packed the streets and applauded when Hawking's coffin arrived, carried by six porters from his university college, Gonville and Caius. Today, his coffin was driven via a hearse through Cambridge , topped with white "Universe" lilies and white "Polar ... (more...)
Russian 'Satan 2' Missile Test Footage Released by Putin Russian 'Satan 2' Missile Test Footage Released by Putin
- April 02, 2018

The Defense Ministry said Friday's launch from Plesetsk in northwestern Russian Federation tested the Sarmat missile's performance in the early stage of its flight. Petersberg. The U.S. joined the United Kingdom and several European Union nations in punishing Russian Federation after a former double agent and his daughter were attacked with a nerve agent on the streets of Salisbury in the United Kingdom. (more...)
Mega Millions jackpot grows ahead of holiday weekend Mega Millions jackpot grows ahead of holiday weekend
- April 01, 2018

The ticket was sold at Riverdale Lukoil South in Riverdale in Morris County, the New Jersey Lottery tweeted Saturday morning after the winning ticket was announced. This means that today's jackpot will still rank as the fourth-highest in history, just shy of surpassing the third-biggest Mega Millions jackpot. "A lot of money will change anybody's mind I think", said another customer. (more...)
Saturday Night Takeaway: Dec presents show without Ant McPartlin Saturday Night Takeaway: Dec presents show without Ant McPartlin
- April 01, 2018

Davina McCall, guest announcer Stephen Merchant and regular segment presenters Stephen Mulhern and Scarlett Moffatt all offered support during the show - but Dec was the official solo host. Show bosses are said to have decided the two sketches with Joanna Lumley, Emilia Fox and Michael Sheen would be aired as they have been a much-loved part of the series. (more...)
LHS softball dominates in 23-0 win over Shawnee Mission South LHS softball dominates in 23-0 win over Shawnee Mission South
- April 01, 2018

Kristen Smith drove in a run on a double and single while Deshea Oakley had a hit and an RBI. Lauren Florez contributed in the circle and in the batter's box for MV. The Highlanders scored four goals in the last 5:45 of regulation to tie the score and force the extra period. On the mound, Adkins and Maddie Hoverland combined to strike out three, walk seven and give up 14 hits. (more...)
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 mission to put Iridium satellites into orbit SpaceX launches Falcon 9 mission to put Iridium satellites into orbit
- April 01, 2018

The goal is to save the equipment, which costs $6 million. The company has quietly attempted to recapture the 43-foot-long fairing halves since at least March of 2017 . Skydivers, for example, have used them to land on targets about the size of a football field. At successful cutoff of the first stage, cheers could be heard from the control room. (more...)
ICE to Detain Pregnant Women After President Trump Axes Exemption Policy ICE to Detain Pregnant Women After President Trump Axes Exemption Policy
- April 01, 2018

But even under that policy, pregnant women were still sometimes held in detention for weeks or months, a trend that immigrant advocates have said increased after Trump was elected. The decision reverses an Obama-era policy that generally presumed release, HuffPost reports . He said it was hard to estimate how many more pregnant immigrants would be detained under the new policy . (more...)
Pope Francis did not tell journalist Pope Francis did not tell journalist "there is no hell", Vatican says
- April 01, 2018

The brouhaha started when atheist and Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari wrote an article in the newspaper La Repubblica claiming that Francis told him hell doesn't exist, reports the Guardian . "The correct tone is that of the confessor who is prepared to repeat it 70 times seven", he said. "New species substitute for those that disappear, and it's the creator God that regulates this adjustment". (more...)
Karnataka Poll Dates: Congress tags BJP as 'Super Election Commission' Karnataka Poll Dates: Congress tags BJP as 'Super Election Commission'
- March 30, 2018

Modi has addressed eight rallies in the state, Shah is on his fourth tour and Gandhi has completed four tours of the state. He, however, ended up getting the date of results wrong. "During Rajya Sabha polls, the leadership sent a clear message that dedicated Congress workers will be given preference as candidates", said a Congress screening committee member. (more...)
DOJ watchdog investigates charges of Federal Bureau of Investigation abuse DOJ watchdog investigates charges of Federal Bureau of Investigation abuse
- March 30, 2018

Mueller's probe of the Trump campaign and the inspector general's investigation of the FBI, House Republicans are examining whether the FBI bungled its look into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's secret email account. The OIG will also "review information that was known to the DOJ and the FBI.from or about an alleged FBI confidential source" and review the DOJ and FBI's "relationship and communications with the alleged source as they relate to the FISC applications". (more...)
Distracted driving tops drivers' concerns, AAA study finds Distracted driving tops drivers' concerns, AAA study finds
- March 30, 2018

Still, 45 percent admit they've read texts while driving and more than a third, 35 percent, say they've sent one, making their risk of a crash eight times higher, according to AAA. And 34.6 percent were guilty of tapping out and sending a message, the survey said. That survey found 94 percent of drivers thought other drivers were very or somewhat distracted while texting and driving. (more...)
Jurors continue to deliberate the fate of Pulse gunman's widow Jurors continue to deliberate the fate of Pulse gunman's widow
- March 30, 2018

Prosecutors said Salman and Mateen scouted out potential targets together - including Disney World's shopping and entertainment complex - and she knew he was buying ammunition for his AR-15 in preparation for a jihadi attack. I can't think of an earthly reason for it", Swift said. "How are we feeling about what we had before?" She told investigators that Mateen had deactivated his Facebook account in 2013, but investigators found that he had an account up until the month of the shooting - ... (more...)
Laura Ingraham Backs Down, Apologizes for Attacking David Hogg Laura Ingraham Backs Down, Apologizes for Attacking David Hogg
- March 30, 2018

After her tweet mocking Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg's rejection from multiple colleges, Laura Ingraham is now using "the spirit of Holy Week" in an apology to save her reputation and job. HuffPost reached out to every company on Hogg's list of Igraham advertisers. After Hogg called out the sponsors of Fox News' #Laura Ingraham , she was forced to walk back her previous remarks. (more...)
Australia to boycott World Cup 2018 over nerve agent attack? Australia to boycott World Cup 2018 over nerve agent attack?
- March 30, 2018

Government leaders from Iceland are joining British officials in staying home from the World Cup this summer in Russian Federation. Iceland later followed suit by, also refusing to send official state representatives to the World Cup, with the Russian envoy to the country Anton Vasilyev saying that Iceland was temporarily suspending its bilateral contacts with Russia "at the highest level". (more...)
Nassar's former MSU boss charged with criminal sex conduct of his own Nassar's former MSU boss charged with criminal sex conduct of his own
- March 29, 2018

He told an FBI investigator past year that he had instructed Nassar to have a third party present when he needed to examine "anything close to a sensitive area" on a patient in 2014 after the former doctor was the subject of a US Department of Education investigation, but never followed up to ensure the doctor was following the rule after the three month investigation concluded. (more...)
Kenyan minister, police chief found in contempt; opposition politician deported Kenyan minister, police chief found in contempt; opposition politician deported
- March 29, 2018

The judge ordered that Dr Miguna be released unconditionally from detention at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), where he is being held since he arrived from Canada on Monday, so he can also appear in court tomorrow. Odinga boycotted the second election, citing lack of electoral reforms. There was no comment from the police on Wednesday. Odinga who at the time of taking the oath on January 30 had vowed not to recognize the legitimacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta has since ... (more...)
Protesters Call For Full Investigation Into Russian Mall Fire Protesters Call For Full Investigation Into Russian Mall Fire
- March 29, 2018

PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin flew to the scene of a deadly shopping mall fire in Siberia that killed 64 people, and promised angry residents yesterday that those responsible for what he called criminal negligence would be harshly punished. "These ruling powers killed them", said 26-year-old Varvara Mikhailova. Russian state television on Tuesday showed footage from inside the charred movie theatre, where the roof had entirely collapsed. (more...)
McConnell leads Congress in reconsidering hemp's agricultural potential McConnell leads Congress in reconsidering hemp's agricultural potential
- March 29, 2018

McConnell said in a press release , proving that even bad people can do decent things. The work of Commissioner Quarles here in Kentucky has become a nationwide example for the right way to cultivate hemp. The crop, which once thrived in Kentucky, was historically used for rope, clothing, and mulch from the fiber, hemp milk and cooking oil from the seeds, and soap and lotions. (more...)
Fresh clashes in West Bengal over Ram Navami rallies Fresh clashes in West Bengal over Ram Navami rallies
- March 29, 2018

As per a report , violence erupted on March 26 morning when stones were pelted at a Ram Navami procession in Hill Bustee area. Denying Mondal's allegations, TMC MLA Apurbo Sarkar accused the BJP and the VHP of trying to disturb peace in the area and claimed that the ruling party had nothing to do with the incident. (more...)
Missing actress Adea Shabani believed to be found dead Missing actress Adea Shabani believed to be found dead
- March 29, 2018

But as they wait for a positive identification, a trusted source close to the investigation tells KTXL that the remains are possibly of Shabani. "The condition of that body was... Shabani, originally from Macedonia , moved to Los Angeles to study acting two years ago, according to KABC. Detectives are now investigating the scene. (more...)
Trump aide communicated with ex-Russian intelligence officer during 2016 election Trump aide communicated with ex-Russian intelligence officer during 2016 election
- March 29, 2018

The revelation comes in a sentencing memorandum filed against Alex van der Zwaan , a London-based lawyer who pleaded guilty in February to lying to Mueller's investigators about his contacts with Gates and the ex-spy. Kilimnik has maintained residences in Moscow and Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, and has traveled regularly between them during years of working for Mr. (more...)