Prince Philip is recovering in hospital following successful hip replacement surgery

The surgery was also undertaken with a general anaesthetic, a measure which one doctor said always carries a risk regardless of a patient's age. Those were the annual Royal Maundy Service at St. Prince Philip was also forced to pull out of an event w... More..

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United Kingdom scientists unable to prove nerve agent was Russian-made
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

United Kingdom scientists unable to prove nerve agent was Russian-made

Skripal, in Salisbury , England. "We have not identified the precise source, but we have provided the scientific info to the government, which had then used a number of other sources to piece together the conc...More..

Villanova beats Michigan to win second NCAA men's title in three years
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Villanova beats Michigan to win second NCAA men's title in three years

Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. "Unfortunately a Twitter account belonging to Donte DiVincenzo was hacked tonight", the "official statement" read. "I just have the best job i...More..

Extra security at mosques after 'Punish a Muslim Day' flyers circulate
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Extra security at mosques after 'Punish a Muslim Day' flyers circulate

A letter calling on people to perpetrate violent crimes against Britain's Muslim community which has been circulating since last month , advertises April 3 as a day of violence against the U.K.'s Muslim mi...More..

London murder rate higher than NY for first time
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

London murder rate higher than NY for first time

Police were called to the area at 9.35pm after receiving reports of the shooting. The teenage girl was found wounded by a bullet at Chalgrove Road, Tottenham on Monday night. Police said there had been no arr...More..

Parkland students react to new clear backpack rule
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Parkland students react to new clear backpack rule

Student Lauren Hogg tweeted: 'As much as I appreciate the effort, we as a country need to focus on the real issue instead of turning our schools into prisons'. Additional security personnel will also be prese...More..

Firefighters search for teen in Griffith Park drainage ditch
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Firefighters search for teen in Griffith Park drainage ditch

Erik Scott at a pre-dawn news conference. One of the cameras in the pipes found markings that could have been made by hand, by a teenage boy trying to escape, NBC reports . He will be decontaminated due to p...More..

The Roseanne Premiere Set a New Time-Shifted Viewing Record
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

The Roseanne Premiere Set a New Time-Shifted Viewing Record

In fact, we learn in this first episode that Roseanne and her sister, Jackie, have not talked since the presidential election when they learned they each supported different candidates. We see this show air...More..

Trump Offers Support To EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Amid Ethics Scandal
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Trump Offers Support To EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Amid Ethics Scandal

President Donald Trump reportedly called Scott Pruitt Monday night to offer his assurances. And automakers had agreed to that set of mileage goals, which were negotiated with the Obama administration in 20...More..

Woman shot boyfriend at YouTube campus in California
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Woman shot boyfriend at YouTube campus in California

KRON is reporting a woman was shot and crawled to Carl's Jr. next door. "It did not stop". Google, which owns YouTube , posted on Twitter that the company is coordinating with authorities. Sherman said ...More..

Jeremy Corbyn criticised for attending event hosted by far-Left Jewish group
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn criticised for attending event hosted by far-Left Jewish group

But Jewdas has been attacked by Labour MPs after criticising last week's Parliament Square demonstration against anti-Semitism in Labour, which was attended by dozens of MPs of all parties. In a statement on so...More..

Train strike causes travel chaos in France
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Train strike causes travel chaos in France

SNCF advised passengers to postpone trips, and television stations showed footage of near empty train stations. As the strikes got underway on Tuesday, French Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said the g...More..

Construction of Turkey's first nuclear plant begins in Akkuyu
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Construction of Turkey's first nuclear plant begins in Akkuyu

Erdogan has emphasized that Akkuyu will cover 10% of Turkey's electricity needs and ensure the country's energy security. The Akkuyu Power Plant will have a service life of 60 years. Their meeting in An...More..

India Withdraws Order to Punish Journalists Over 'Fake News'
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

India Withdraws Order to Punish Journalists Over 'Fake News'

The release talked of suspension of accreditation for six months in case of first violation, one year in case of second and permanently in case of third violation. Within less than half an hour of those tweets,...More..

Netanyahu cancels deal on African migrants after right-wing backlash
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Netanyahu cancels deal on African migrants after right-wing backlash

The government also pledged to allocate money to rehabilitate Tel Aviv neighborhoods where the Africans are concentrated and encourage many of them to move to other parts of the country. The agency, known a...More..

by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Deputy AG OK'd Mueller's focus on Manafort-Russia ties

The revelation came in the Mueller team's response to Manafort's push to dismiss the Washington , D.C. indictment brought against him by arguing that Mueller did not have the power to investigate his work lobb...More..

Spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of UK govt: Lavrov
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of UK govt: Lavrov

He said he hoped Sergei Skripal would "also follow this example" and get better. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Britain will have to apologize to Russian Federation for its "mad acc...More..

'Black Tuesday' strikes cause chaos on railways in challenge to Macron
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

'Black Tuesday' strikes cause chaos on railways in challenge to Macron

In a battle for public support, union leaders, who also took to the airwaves first thing, hit back. Previous year it compared the German and Dutch authorities to Nazis for restricting pro-Erdogan demonstratio...More..

J&K encounter: 13 militants killed in three encounters in one day
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

J&K encounter: 13 militants killed in three encounters in one day

Another four Kashmiris were killed and scores of others injured when police opened fire on thousands of demonstrators who poured onto the streets, throwing stones and chanting slogans against Indian occupation...More..

More severe storms, possible tornadoes tonight
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

More severe storms, possible tornadoes tonight

While wind gusts will be the main threat, there is also a low-end chance of a tornado too. A secondary tornado threat exists as well although that is very small. Temperatures will fall to near 40° by tomorrow m...More..

Oklahoma teachers strike for 2nd day, canceling class for 230000 students
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Oklahoma teachers strike for 2nd day, canceling class for 230000 students

Teachers, he said, have grown deeply distrustful of state lawmakers who repeatedly pledged to give them a raise and to restore cuts to education, but failed to do so. Oklahoma's schools and educators have endur...More..

President Trump wants military to do border control
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

President Trump wants military to do border control

The troops did not undertake any police or law enforcement activities, which they are barred from doing by the Posse Comitatus law. "We have very bad laws for our border, and we are going to be doing some thi...More..

Water park co-owner extradited to Kansas
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Water park co-owner extradited to Kansas

Authorities accuse John Schooley of lacking the engineering expertise necessary for the planning and construction of the " Verruckt " water slide at Schlitterbahn Kansas City. The indictment said Schooley was r...More..

2nd synthetic marijuana-related death reported in IL
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

2nd synthetic marijuana-related death reported in IL

According to the Chicago Tribune , however, three people hospitalized after using the substance have tested positive for brodifacoum , which is more commonly known as rat poison . Synthetic cannabinoids ar...More..

Trump's DACA decision elevates the debate over illegal immigration, NAFTA
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Trump's DACA decision elevates the debate over illegal immigration, NAFTA

The president also complained on Twitter that border patrol agents can't do their jobs properly because of "ridiculous liberal ( Democrat ) laws" that allow people caught for being in the country illegally ...More..

British anti-apartheid campaigners remember the courage of Winnie Mandela
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

British anti-apartheid campaigners remember the courage of Winnie Mandela

Born on September 26, 1936, in Bizana, Eastern Cape province, Madikizela-Mandela became politicised at an early age in her job as a hospital social worker. The South African anti-apartheid campaigner passed aw...More..

Malala Promotes Edutation in Return to Pakistan
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Malala Promotes Edutation in Return to Pakistan

After visiting Mingora on Saturday, she tweeted that it was "the most lovely place on earth" for her. She also campaigned for Malala Fund , which is working towards educating girls in Pakistan among other coun...More..

China slaps retaliatory tariffs worth US$3b on 128 United States imports
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

China slaps retaliatory tariffs worth US$3b on 128 United States imports

It's also imposing a new 15 percent tariff on 120 other imported U.S. commodities, from almonds to apples and berries. China, along with a number of other trading partners, claim the tariffs are a violation o...More..

Sarasota PD on scene of officer-involved shooting
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Sarasota PD on scene of officer-involved shooting

Sudue took the action last week, affecting 104 Ebron Deline, 105 Nelson Freeman, Olu Briggs, Feltgera Briggo, 108 Edwin Hoff, 110 John Kermah, 112 John Davis, and 118 Gabriel Lake, among others. Horrified witne...More..

Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty won't seek re-election after botched sexual harassment case
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty won't seek re-election after botched sexual harassment case

That's when she hired a new chief of staff and instituted mandatory harassment trainings for her staff, the letter states. She had faced calls to resign from prominent Connecticut Democrats over the weekend...More..