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Flood Warnings In Effect, May Influence Morning Commute Flood Warnings In Effect, May Influence Morning Commute
- April 16, 2018

Recent landslides and road slides include one in Beaver County on Route 68 between the Shippingport Bridge and Wolf Run Road, which was reported at 2 a.m. Forecasters warned that risky flash flooding is still possible. Flood waters will also threaten some homes and businesses. The weather service says the bulk of the storms are expected to move through the area just before or during the morning commute. (more...)
United Kingdom hit a specific and limited set of targets in Syria: May United Kingdom hit a specific and limited set of targets in Syria: May
- April 16, 2018

He also did not rule out further attacks against Syria if the Assad regime continued the alleged use of chemical weapons. "It is not about regime change", May said in a statement. May is not obliged to win parliament's approval before ordering military action, but a non-binding constitutional convention to do so has been established since a 2003 vote on joining the USA -led invasion of Iraq. (more...)
Yankees, Tigers will play doubleheader on Sunday Yankees, Tigers will play doubleheader on Sunday
- April 16, 2018

NY has posted 23 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 27 over its last five. His ERA is 8.10. The Yankees added an additional run that inning on second baseman Dixon Machado's throwing error . Leonys Martin eventually tracked it down, but Hicks beat the relay to the plate easily, sliding headfirst into home. David Robertson allowed an inherited runner to score on a sacrifice fly to make it 6-3 and the Tigers got the tying run to the plate, but Robertson struck out ... (more...)
Woman accused of letting toddler smoke meth, marijuana Woman accused of letting toddler smoke meth, marijuana
- April 16, 2018

On April 12, Ecker was charged with child abuse. Kaitlyn Ecker apparently did the drug herself, too. Just a few days later, police executed a search warrant and confiscated glass pipes consistent with smoking meth from her residence in addition to marijuana paraphernalia. (more...)
Trump felt misled, angry over expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats Trump felt misled, angry over expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats
- April 16, 2018

What is the West planning? Western officials believe chlorine was used in Saturday's attack on Douma, the main city in the longtime rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta, where the British government now estimates 75 people were killed. The prospect of Western military action in Syria that could lead to confrontation with Russian Federation hung over the Middle East yesterday but there was no clear sign that a United States-led attack was imminent. (more...)
Shark mauls surfer off southwest Australia, injuring legs Shark mauls surfer off southwest Australia, injuring legs
- April 16, 2018

A second surfer was reportedly attacked at Lefthanders surf break, near Cobblestones surfing break, where a man was bitten on the leg about 8.20am. Image: An RAC rescue helicopter at the scene. "Everyone's walking round like stunned mullets", Mr Jovic told the ABC . [I] saw the guy who had been attacked get separated from the [surf] board and then start to paddle for an inside wave, which he managed to body surf all the way in. (more...)
PM's statement prior to his departure to Sweden and UK PM's statement prior to his departure to Sweden and UK
- April 16, 2018

On 17th April, I will be in Stockholm on the invitation of Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven . "I am confident that these visits to Sweden and United Kingdom will be useful in enhancing our engagement with these countries". Following his meeting with Theresa May, the prime minister will head to the Science Museum in London to visit the "5000 Years of Science and Innovation" exhibition and interact with Indian-origin and other scientists and innovators based in the UK. (more...)
If Trump draws red line, he enforces it: Nikki Haley warns Syria If Trump draws red line, he enforces it: Nikki Haley warns Syria
- April 16, 2018

It said a second airstrike by the United States and its allies destroyed a warehouse west of the western city of Homs, where Assad's government was storing its main reserves of sarin gas, one of the substances purportedly used in the alleged chemical attacks. (more...)
President Donald Trump defends 'Mission Accomplished' claim President Donald Trump defends 'Mission Accomplished' claim
- April 16, 2018

Donald Trump has defended tweeting 'Mission Accomplished!' after airstrikes on Syria . And yet McKenzie did not rule out the possibility of future chemical weapons attacks by the Assad regime. The U.S. says it suspects that sarin gas also was used. The strikes "successfully hit every target", said Dana W. White, the chief Pentagon spokeswoman. (more...)
35-year-old pregnant woman in Uttar Pradesh gangraped by 4 35-year-old pregnant woman in Uttar Pradesh gangraped by 4
- April 16, 2018

Following the incident, Manasi was first rushed to the Government hospital at Pattamundai and later, shifted to district headquarters hospital at Kendrapara where she suffered a miscarriage and delivered a stillborn baby on Saturday night. She said that afterward they were going to sit down and eat, and feed the children. The woman in her complaint told police that she had come in contact with her neighbour and they became friends a year ago. (more...)
Togadia quits VHP, plans indefinite fast for Hindutva Togadia quits VHP, plans indefinite fast for Hindutva
- April 16, 2018

Togadia who has been criticized by the BJP faced a lot of opposition within the VHP in recent times. Togadia, who has been with the VHP for over three decades and served as its global working president since December 2011, announced quitting the outfit in a press conference after his nominee to the post of worldwide president of the VHP was defeated in voting. (more...)
Saudi Arabia condemns Iran amid Arab divisions over Syria strikes Saudi Arabia condemns Iran amid Arab divisions over Syria strikes
- April 16, 2018

The move has sparked deep anger among the Palestinians - who see East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state - and across the Arab world. King Salman also announced a $50 million donation to UNRWA, the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees. (more...)
Two Pakistani soldiers killed in attack at Afghanistan border Two Pakistani soldiers killed in attack at Afghanistan border
- April 16, 2018

According to ISPR, the troops were carrying out routine surveillance in Kurram Agency for plugging of gaps and making necessary preparations to start fencing along Afghan border . At least one Afghan civilian and two Pakistani security forces were killed in the clash, said Abdul Hanan Zadran, acting police chief for Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost. (more...)
Mehbooba accepts resignation of BJP ministers Mehbooba accepts resignation of BJP ministers
- April 16, 2018

Mehbooba Mufti as state Home Minister has also dismissed all the cops of Hira Nagar Police Station who have been found accused in the case. The chief minister said that she was in constant touch with BJP president Amit Shah and Madhav as well as Home Minister Rajnath Singh. (more...)
Facebook faces United States privacy investigation Facebook faces United States privacy investigation
- April 16, 2018

It uses such data to target voters with hyper-specific appeals, including on Facebook and other online services, that go well beyond traditional messaging based on party affiliation alone. The trick is few people really understand what they're giving, or are capable of truly controlling it. Zuckerberg seemed to concede as much after a lawmaker brandished a stack of papers said to be Facebook's data collection and ad policy disclosures to its users. (more...)
Kentucky House Rebukes Bevin For Saying Teacher Protest Caused Child Abuse Kentucky House Rebukes Bevin For Saying Teacher Protest Caused Child Abuse
- April 16, 2018

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin apologized on Sunday for saying a week the teacher walk out that closed colleges in a lot of their nation's districts led to children being sexually attacked. However, he now takes back the tasteless comparison in a Facebook post: "It is my responsibility to represent you, not only when I'm speaking to you but also when I'm speaking on your behalf". (more...)
Chinese minister visits Japan for talks on N. Korea, regional issues Chinese minister visits Japan for talks on N. Korea, regional issues
- April 16, 2018

Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Taro Kono and his Chinese counterpart kicked off the first high-level economic talks between their nations in eight years on Monday, at a time of tense trade relations with the United States for both countries, Reuters reported. (more...)
Sydney bushfire downgraded to 'Advice' level Sydney bushfire downgraded to 'Advice' level
- April 16, 2018

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service (RFS) said it was concerned that flying embers could spark new blazes ahead of the advancing fire front. But on Sunday morning the NSW Rural Fire Service downgraded the bushfire to a "watch and act" alert. (more...)
Fire crews called to Harrisburg house fire Fire crews called to Harrisburg house fire
- April 16, 2018

Rutledge said firefighters continued to search for the man's wife who was believed to be unaccounted for at the time. Crews remained on the scene for several hours to ensure the fire was out. She was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition with life-threatening injuries, officials say. The victim's name has not been released. (more...)
Surat rape victim's body bore 86 injury marks, says autopsy Surat rape victim's body bore 86 injury marks, says autopsy
- April 16, 2018

Despite the Gujarat Police leaving no stone unturned to trace the identity of 11-year-old girl, who was reportedly murdered after brutal sexual assault for nearly a week, cops are clueless about the girl's family as well as the accused. "In order to identify the girl, her details were matched with those of 8,000 lost children in the city", Mr. Jhala said. The police have also displayed 1200 posters across Surat city. (more...)
Montenegro votes for new leader with pro-Western veteran tipped to win Montenegro votes for new leader with pro-Western veteran tipped to win
- April 16, 2018

Mladen Bojanic, a businessman backed by an alliance of parties, including some wanting closer ties with Russian Federation, was set to come second with 33 percent, according to a projection by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) pollster, based on a representative sample of polling stations. (more...)
Devonte' Harts siblings drugged, mother drunk before driving off cliff Devonte' Harts siblings drugged, mother drunk before driving off cliff
- April 16, 2018

Little is known of their seemingly hasty departure - or of the following days - but the latest details speak to a possibly disturbing demise for the children. The 100-foot (31-meter) drop killed the women, both 39, and their children Markis Hart , 19; Jeremiah Hart , 14; and Abigail Hart , 14. When police arrived at the home, they found the bodies of 26-year-old Jacob Jedidiah Thayer, 27-year-old-Marie Ann Leonetti and 60-year-old Richard Roger Thayer II. (more...)
NBA Playoffs 2018: Celtics take Game 1 over Bucks in overtime thriller NBA Playoffs 2018: Celtics take Game 1 over Bucks in overtime thriller
- April 16, 2018

Leading up to that, the Celtics had a 10-point advantage, before Malcolm Brogdon connected ona triple with 10 seconds remaining to tie it up at 96-96. As the Bucks get set for Game 2 on Tuesday in Boston, Antetokounmpo is hopeful that his team can clean up the mistakes that forced it into such a precarious position in the first place. (more...)
No Irish border breakthrough for weeks — EU Brexit negotiator No Irish border breakthrough for weeks — EU Brexit negotiator
- April 16, 2018

The majority of people in the United Kingdom want a "people's vote" on the final Brexit deal, according to a new survey in which some 52% of respondents expressed support for the idea. It should not be a done deal. According to Sir Patrick Stewart, who is leading the effort, the campaign's goal is to secure a referendum on the final Brexit deal. (more...)
Kathua Rape: Justice will be served, says Jammu Police Kathua Rape: Justice will be served, says Jammu Police
- April 16, 2018

Expressing deep grief and anger, the J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti wrote to the chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir high court on Saturday, requesting setting up of a special fast track court to try the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua , source in the home department familiar with the development said. (more...)

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