Armed robbery victim crashes in escape attempt

Police Wednesday were searching for a robber who allegedly used a demand note and then flashed a handgun at an incredulous victim while robbing a cellphone retail store in southeast San Diego's Jamacha- Lomita neighborhood. Staff-Sgt. Michael Haarbos... More..

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Scientists Are Rushing to Save These 15 Beached Whales in Australia
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Scientists Are Rushing to Save These 15 Beached Whales in Australia

Authorities and trained volunteers were trying to save 15 in shallow waters. Scientists have not yet concluded the cause of the situation, but mass beachings, particularly involving long- and short-finned pil...More..

White House to Begin Investigation on President's Leaked Briefing Papers
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

White House to Begin Investigation on President's Leaked Briefing Papers

Officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP that a hunt for the leaker was underway. One senior USA official attributed Trump's resistance to guidance that he should distance himself from Putin to...More..

Peru President steps down over vote-buying scandal
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Peru President steps down over vote-buying scandal

Kuczynski survived an impeachment vote in December after Kenji Fujimori led block of lawmakers to resist pressure from Popular Force to vote to remove the president. The impeachment request against Kuczyn...More..

Hamas names suspect in bomb attack on prime minister
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Hamas names suspect in bomb attack on prime minister

The attempted assassination of Hamdallah has rapidly deteriorated relations between Hamas and Fatah, who, in 2017, signed a reconciliation agreement after almost a decade of operating as a two parallel govern...More..

Girl, 2, dies after being pulled from auto in Cardigan's River Teifi
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Girl, 2, dies after being pulled from auto in Cardigan's River Teifi

Her daughter, Valerie Jones, 56, was found collapsed under the debris and is said to be lucky to be alive. Flowers left beside a slipway leading to the River Teifi in Cardigan, Wales, near the scene where two...More..

Congress leader Raj Babbar quits as Uttar Pradesh party chief
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Congress leader Raj Babbar quits as Uttar Pradesh party chief

Although his resignation has not been approved by the Congress party yet, there are already four front-runners to take up the vacant seat of the senior political leader, Times of India reported. It is also bein...More..

California lawmakers considering bills to address school gun violence
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

California lawmakers considering bills to address school gun violence

Thurgood Marshall Academy students were joined by students from the Parkland high school where the mass shooting happened last month. Demands by the Young Dem Socialists in connection with the event are: Hold...More..

Caught lying on Iraq, govt inventing story on data theft, tweets Rahul
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Caught lying on Iraq, govt inventing story on data theft, tweets Rahul

Cambridge Analytica is in the eye of the storm after its CEO, Alexander Nix, in a sting operation, boasted about using sex workers, bribes and misinformation to help political candidates win votes. "We checked ...More..

Support me like you supported my grandmother Indira Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Support me like you supported my grandmother Indira Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi

He said,"Wherever Narendra Modi goes he says in the last 70 years nothing has happened". "Whatever Indira Gandhi did for the poor and weaker sections of India is because of the strength you gave her", he ...More..

Kashmir: Two police personnel killed in ongoing encounter with militants in Kupwara
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Kashmir: Two police personnel killed in ongoing encounter with militants in Kupwara

Five terrorists have been gunned down by joint security forces since Tuesday evening, Army spokesperson said on Wednesday. Besides two policemen, three Territorial Army jawans were killed in the encounter...More..

Local Easter egg hunts starting on Saturday
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Local Easter egg hunts starting on Saturday

Log Lane Village will hold its town Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31 , in Town Park. This egg hunt is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31 , at Memorial Park in Brush. Prizes will be awarded by age...More..

Merkel Warns Netanyahu of War If Iran Deal Fails
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Merkel Warns Netanyahu of War If Iran Deal Fails

In his message released by the White House, Trump said: "The Iranian people face another challenge: rulers who serve themselves instead of serving their people". Citing the sensitivity of the issue, he declin...More..

by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Snow continues through Wednesday

A line of showers and thunderstorms has been moving through Tuesday night and this has also helped lower the temperature a few more degrees. When today's snow storm finally stops, the Harrisburg area will...More..

Rauner, Pritzker win IL primaries, will square off in governor's race
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Rauner, Pritzker win IL primaries, will square off in governor's race

Rauner's personal fortune has been estimated at or near $1 billion. Billionaire J.B. Pritzker secured the Illinois Democratic Party's nomination for governor on Tuesday, after spending tens of millions of ...More..

Uganda finally signs the African free trade area treaty
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Uganda finally signs the African free trade area treaty

A statement at the time said the decision was made "to allow time for broader consultations". The Executive Council works in support of the AU Assembly and reports directly to the Assembly. The agreement to...More..

Trump bans trade in Venezuelan government cryptocurrency
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Trump bans trade in Venezuelan government cryptocurrency

According to an AP report , the Venezuelan President suggested that Trump's actions offended "the most elemental principles of global law" and intimated that charges could be levied at the World Court, alleg...More..

Strike near school in Syria's Idlib kills 16 children
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Strike near school in Syria's Idlib kills 16 children

Beside Harasta, the rebels still hold two other pockets in the enclaveoutside Damascus - the major town of Douma and an area to the south that includes the towns of Jobar, Ein Terma and Arbin. Hundreds of peopl...More..

'Black Panther' Is The Most-Mentioned Movie On Twitter
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

'Black Panther' Is The Most-Mentioned Movie On Twitter

Ross and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakandan special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war. Black Panther tops the 2018 tweetable list, followed by Star Wars: The Last Jedi and...More..

Trump's focus is money as Saudi prince visits
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Trump's focus is money as Saudi prince visits

The bill that failed on Tuesday invoked the resolution and called for the immediate withdrawal of all USA forces in the country not fighting al Qaeda. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said halting assis...More..

Crude oil higher as tensions in the Middle Ease rise
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Crude oil higher as tensions in the Middle Ease rise

Note: The news says an anticipation of 2.556-M bbl in Crude Oil inventories, a discrepancy of over 5-M bbl. Commercial crude oil inventories in the US fell 2.6 million barrels, or 0.6 percent, to 428.3 mil...More..

Afghanistan: Dozens killed celebrating Nawruz in attack claimed by IS
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Afghanistan: Dozens killed celebrating Nawruz in attack claimed by IS

As UNAMA continues to verify civilian casualties from the incident, initial reports indicate that at least 25 civilians were killed and many others injured. It's the fifth such attack in the Afghan capital in r...More..

Authorities Investigate Motive in Maryland School Shooting
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Authorities Investigate Motive in Maryland School Shooting

Another said, "Please choose love". Officers from multiple agencies are assisting with the investigation into the shooting, which included searching a auto and a home, combing through social media accounts, i...More..

NKorea says its diplomatic moves are not a sign of weakness
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

NKorea says its diplomatic moves are not a sign of weakness

But as diplomats scurry to arrange the North-South talks-and a mooted face-to-face meet between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un-the North's silence had raised concerns over its intentions. North Korean state media...More..

Officer who killed Australian bride-to-be is charged with murder
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Officer who killed Australian bride-to-be is charged with murder

However, the defense quickly pointed out that Noor has remained in the Twin Cities during the investigation and turned himself in, as soon as a warrant was issued. "There were non-appearance concerns in the f...More..

'21st century' tech tax: European Union targets U.S. giants Facebook and Google
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

'21st century' tech tax: European Union targets U.S. giants Facebook and Google

The EU has said it plans to impose safeguards but has not said how comprehensive they would be. BRUSSELS ( Reuters ) - The European Commission proposed rules on Wednesday to make digital companies pay t...More..

Zimbabwe to hold first post-Mugabe election in July
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Zimbabwe to hold first post-Mugabe election in July

United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Harry Thomas Jnr has said his country is willing to assist the new Government led by President Mnangagwa following the resignation of former president Robert Mugabe p...More..

Boko Haram returns most schoolgirls abducted from Nigeria's Dapchi
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Boko Haram returns most schoolgirls abducted from Nigeria's Dapchi

One 14-year-old released by the fighters told reporters that five girls had died. Speaking on RayPower FM shortly after the students were released, the girl's father said he learnt that the insurgents gave hi...More..

Missouri Governor Appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to Fill Thad Cochran's Senate Seat
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Missouri Governor Appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to Fill Thad Cochran's Senate Seat

Longtime Sen. Thad Cochran , who's 80, is retiring April 1 because of health problems. Hyde-Smith, Mississippi's Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce and a former Republican state senator, will fill th...More..

Boris Johnson compares Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Boris Johnson compares Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler

It would be wrong to ban the England team and fans from attending the tournament but there could be risks for those going to Russian Federation this summer, Johnson said. "I don't believe that that would have...More..