• 8-Year Old Girl Is Shot And Killed After Traffic Accident
8-Year Old Girl Is Shot And Killed After Traffic Accident

Authorities said it is unclear if they were shooting at each other or if they were intentionally firing shots into the Honda. "I told her to stay with me, stay with me", Thomas said, breaking down into tears. "I called her name and I said, Are you OK?" Thomas said she laid her daughter on the ground and that's when she noticed Atkin's jacket wa...

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  • Geneva peace talks: looking for a way out of Syrian war
Geneva peace talks: looking for a way out of Syrian war

The talks are the first UN-mediated negotiations on Syria in nearly a year. De Mistura said Russia had indicated earlier at a closed-door United Nations "cease-fire task force" meeting in Geneva on Wednesday that Russian authorities had asked Assad's government to "silence their own skies in areas touched by the cease-fire" as the talks proce...

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  • Job scam: Bihar staff selection chief held
Job scam: Bihar staff selection chief held

The State IAS body protested Mr. Kumar's arrest while the Opposition parties demanded a CBI probe into the scam. While Kumar was sent to the Phulwari jail, his relatives were sent to Beur jail in Patna , as per police reports. Allegedly, a set of handwritten answers to questions for a test conducted by BSSC surfaced in public domain hours before...

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  • Ex-All Black, O'Connor held in Paris over cocaine
Ex-All Black, O'Connor held in Paris over cocaine

According to reports Williams tried to discard three packets of white powder which were discovered by investigators. Two dealers are also in custody. Former All Blacks lock Ali Williams was reportedly arrested for attempting to buy cocaine in central Paris . Williams played 77 matches for the All Black between 2002 and 2012.

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  • Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev appoints Wife as Vice President
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev appoints Wife as Vice President

According to the leaks, "When she received Members of Congress in 2008, she appeared poorly informed about political issues and could only respond knowledgeably about issues relating to the Heydar Aliyev Fund". A controversial constitutional amendment adopted shortly before the latest election abolished restrictions on the number of terms a pre...

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  • Syria: 'Car bomb kills 41' near al-Bab after IS defeat
Syria: 'Car bomb kills 41' near al-Bab after IS defeat

Exchanges of rocket and artillery fire first broke out on Wednesday, centred on the rebel-held district of Rashideen, the Observatory said. AT least 60 people have been killed by an Islamic State vehicle bomb at a checkpoint near al-Bab, according to reports.

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  • Betsy DeVos defends rescinding of Obama-era transgender protections
Betsy DeVos defends rescinding of Obama-era transgender protections

Howard also said he is troubled by DeVos' with the the debate between growth and proficiency when measuring student performance. According to the Wall Street Journal, this bipartisan reform is the "largest devolution of federal control to the states in a quarter-century".

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  • Convicted church shooter Roof wants new federal trial
Convicted church shooter Roof wants new federal trial

The evidence shows Roof exited the interstate and drove toward Branch AME church in Summerville after the massacre at Emanuel AME. Branch AME Church also advertised a Bible study that night, according to federal attorneys. However, the documents showed that Roof found himself too exhausted after the Mother Emanuel Church killings to enter the se...

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  • Iran Supreme Leader calls on Palestinians to pursue intifada against Israel
Iran Supreme Leader calls on Palestinians to pursue intifada against Israel

Iran's supreme leader has labelled Israel a "fake entity" and has called its creation "one of the dirty chapters of history that will be closed, with the grace of God". A Palestinian delegation representing Hamas, Fatah and Aljihad Alislami, in addition to a Lebanese delegation representing Hizballah, also attended the conference.

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  • Trump State Visit Debate Gives UK Lawmakers Time to Sound Off
Trump State Visit Debate Gives UK Lawmakers Time to Sound Off

A petition to block Donald Trump over his so-called "Muslim ban" has garnered 1.8 million signatures , way above the 100,000 mark needed to be considered for a debate in parliament. Opening the debate, the veteran Labour MP Paul Flynn compared the US President to a "petulant child" as he urged ministers to avoid repeating past mistakes when "ver...

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  • Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance
Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance

During the press briefing, Spicer told reporters that President Trump believes the matter should be decided by the states. "The president's made it clear throughout the campaign that he's a firm believer in states' rights and certain issues like this are not best dealt with at the federal level", Spicer said today.

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  • UP needs to get rid of 'KaSaB', says Amit Shah
UP needs to get rid of 'KaSaB', says Amit Shah

Campaigning for his party's candidates, Shah said the only BJP and Narendra Modi government can develop UP. "The people of Uttar Pradesh will rid themselves of this KASAB in this election". "If you provide uninterrupted power supply for Ramzan, then you should also do it for Diwali". "Until Uttar Pradesh gets rid of K-A-S-A-B, there will be no de...

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  • Blair defends Guantanamo release for 'Isis bomber'
Blair defends Guantanamo release for 'Isis bomber'

In a statement to NBC News, a spokesman said: "The U.K. has advised for some time against all travel to Syria, and against all travel to large parts of Iraq ... Mr Blair roundly criticises what he calls the " utter hypocrisy " of the paper, pointing to the fact the Daily Mail itself had led a campaign calling for the Manchester-born jihadi's ...

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  • Cops say Ind. teen murder victim recorded suspect; chilling cell audio released
Cops say Ind. teen murder victim recorded suspect; chilling cell audio released

Checks should be made payable to the Indiana State Police Alliance Foundation. Indiana State Police on Monday named a man in a photograph as the primary suspect in the double homicide investigation, but nothing is known about him at this time outside of a single image.

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  • North Korea lights fire under coking coal price
North Korea lights fire under coking coal price

China has not given up hope for a new round of diplomacy with North Korea to prevent Pyongyang making further advances in its weapons program in violation of United Nations resolutions, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday. Business with North Korea had become increasingly hard under years of sanctions and the once-bustling trade handling coal f...

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  • DHS Outlines Crackdown on Illegal Immigration
DHS Outlines Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

Sec. of Homeland Security John Kelley dated February 20 aims to enforce President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration and border security - strengthening border enforcement and restricting privacy of undocumented immigrants. But outside those exemptions, Kelly wrote that DHS "no longer will exempt classes or categories of removable ali...

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  • Black History Museum a Tribute to 'American Heroes'
Black History Museum a Tribute to 'American Heroes'

Trump also condemned the recent anti-Semitic threats targeting the Jewish community and attacks on Jewish community centers, calling it "a very sad reminder" that there's still work to be done "to root out hate". Ben Carson (who is featured in an exhibit at the NMAAHC), Sen. "Hopefully next week he'll get his approval, about three, four weeks lat...

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  • First ISIS rocket attack on Israel from N. Sinai
First ISIS rocket attack on Israel from N. Sinai

The incident is the second within the space of a month after four missiles were fired towards the Israeli Red Sea city of Eilat, suggesting an increase in tensions on Israel's southern border. A Palestinian from Gaza was reportedly among those killed in the strike. Two weeks ago, ISIS in Sinai claimed a barrage of rockets fired at the southern ci...

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  • Iraqi forces launch assault on ISIL positions in western Mosul
Iraqi forces launch assault on ISIL positions in western Mosul

Iraqi forces launched an assault on the Western half of Mosul on Sunday, marking an intensification of the battle to reclaim the city from the ISIS militants who seized it in 2014. During his presidential campaign, Trump claimed that he had opposed the Iraq invasion from the start and boasted repeatedly that he had an undisclosed plan to defeat t...

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  • Bomb blast kills child, wounds 17 in southeastern Turkey
Bomb blast kills child, wounds 17 in southeastern Turkey

Officials said one of the dead was a child. Hurriyet Daily News reports the blast happened near lodgings housing judges and prosecutors at around 8pm local time. Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ strongly condemned the attack. In the past year, Turkey has suffered a number of attacks from terrorist groups. including Daesh and the PKK.

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