Israeli American Jew Arrested For Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats

Police also said the suspected phone in a threat to Delta airlines forcing a flight to make an emergency landing on February 2015. More than 150 threats have been made against Jewish institutions, including community centers and day schools, ac... More..

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Sewol Ferry Raised From Seabed
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Sewol Ferry Raised From Seabed

The Sewol sank off the south-western island of Jindo on 16 April 2014 killing 304 people, nearly all school children on a trip. The process began previous year with divers installing a total of 33 "lifting ...More..

Xi-Tillerson meeting avoids controversy
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Xi-Tillerson meeting avoids controversy

It is Tillerson's first visit to China since he assumed office last month. "We share a common view and a sense that tensions on the peninsula are quite high right now and that things have reached a rather uns...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Coroner: London attacker killed by gunshot wound to chest

The University of Sussex confirmed that Masood had been a student, using his birth name of Adrian Russell Elms, and say they are helping the Metropolitan Police with enquiries. He then mounted it a third time, ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Putin Ready to Meet Trump at Arctic Summit

Mr Putin again dismissed on Thursday what he called "endless and groundless" accusations of Russian meddling in the United States election, describing them as part of the United States domestic political strugg...More..

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Tropical cyclone leaves bull shark on residential road

In the town of Ayr , an Australian journalist covering the flooding from Debbie came across a large bull shark that was apparently swept inland from the storm's floodwaters. "I think there's probably three t...More..

Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

After the March 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima, public sentiment turned against nuclear power in countries such as Japan and Germany. US nuclear developer Westinghouse is the lead contractor building tw...More..

Trump, conservatives try to put aside bitterness to cut tax deal
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump, conservatives try to put aside bitterness to cut tax deal

The president tweeted today , "The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don't get on the team, & fast". The groups say they aim to shore up the president's sagging favorability rat...More..

EU's Verhofstadt Wants Brexit Deal on Citizens' Rights This Year
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

EU's Verhofstadt Wants Brexit Deal on Citizens' Rights This Year

He said that the " Great Repeal Bill " will provide "clarity and certainty" for businesses and citizens as Britain leaves the EU. The letter, signed by Prime Minister Theresa May , suggested that a failure t...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ousted South Korean Leader Park Geun-hye Arrested On Corruption Charges

Park lost her immunity from prosecution when South Korea's Constitutional Court dismissed her from office on March 10 after concluding that she had "continuously" violated the law. Park is the third ex-presid...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Kim body to be sent to N Korea, Malaysians freed

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a statement that would happen after Malaysia receives a letter from Kim's family requesting his repatriation. Declining to provide details about how that "pressure" ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Former Korean President Park Geun-hye is Arrested

The Seoul court said it chose to approve Park's arrest because of worries that Park may try to destroy evidence. Choi Soon-Sil, Park's secret confidante at the heart of the scandal, is already on trial for fo...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference

But shortly after the meeting of Putin and Le Pen, several of Russia's state sponsored publications published conflicting reports of alleged loans to Le Pen's campaign. Putin clarified why he was meeting Le...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Putin ready to meet Trump at Arctic summit in Finland

How can they work otherwise? "We aren't obstructing it, just the opposite, we are helping it", he said. A mural on a street in Vilnius, Lithuania, showing Vladmir Putin and Donald Trump in an embrace. The A...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ukraine confirms Voronenkov's killer had National Guard background

Voronenkov died on the spot and his injured bodyguard fired in response and wounded the attacker. The head of Kiev's police Andrey Krishchenko said the incident occurred at about 1 p.m. Former MP Denis Voron...More..

Turkish politicians slam European Union court's headscarf ruling
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Turkish politicians slam European Union court's headscarf ruling

Turkish military use water cannon to stop Syrian refugees as they wait behind the border fences to cross into Turkey , near Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey , June 10, 2015. But his volcanic rhetoric ha...More..

Despite immigrant-friendly stance, CT shares information with ICE
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Despite immigrant-friendly stance, CT shares information with ICE

Session attacked states and cities that ignore civil "detainers", requests from federal immigration officials to hold jailed undocumented immigrants so they can be picked up by ICE. ICE said it targeted him bec...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

BJP accuses Kejriwal-led AAP govt. of looting public for self promotion

Warning the people of the national capital against voting for the AAP or the BJP-SAD alliance, he said Punjab election results should be an "eye-opener" for them. March 31 (ANI): After Delhi Lieutenant Governor...More..

Trump predicts 'very difficult' meeting with China's leader
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump predicts 'very difficult' meeting with China's leader

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on April 6 and 7, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua . The summit will follow a string of U...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

South Korea's Park questioned in graft probe

The questioning comes almost two weeks after Park became an ordinary citizen upon the Constitutional Court's decision to remove her from office on March 10 over a corruption scandal. Park's lawyer Sohn Beom-kyu...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Regional Conflicts & War on Terror Top Agenda of Arab Summit

He hasn't been invited since Syria's suspension from the Arab League following the 2011 uprising. In another apparent reference to Iran earlier in the day, Saudi Arabia's King Salman warned of the "interfer...More..

Xi Jinping to visit Finland, meet Trump in US
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Xi Jinping to visit Finland, meet Trump in US

Trump set the tone for what could be a tense meeting at his Mar-a-Lago retreat next week by tweeting on Thursday that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses. None more ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

South Africa's president replaces embattled finance minister

Late on Thursday night, Zuma announced Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba as the new Finance Minister and Sifiso Buthelezi as his deputy in a midnight cabinet reshuffle. Traders said the rand was gaining on ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Zuma sacks finance chief in 'deal to stand down'

Some ministers were informed to be on standby. Gordhan has been replaced by Malusi Gigaba, a former home affairs minister, a statement from the president's office said. Maimane said Zuma has bowed to the whim...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

China: Australia should look beyond the nations' differences

The two leaders announced a major beef export deal set to bolster Australia's billion dollar chilled beef export market - which is already worth $600 million a year in exports to China. Li is the first Chinese ...More..

Thousands gather to demand Britain stays in EU
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Thousands gather to demand Britain stays in EU

Underlining the union's disaffection, more than 25,000 people, many of them angered by years of cutbacks and belt-tightening, marched through central Rome , where security was already tight in light of the dea...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

United States denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

Iraqi rapid response members fire a missile against ISIS militants during a battle with the militants in Mosul , Iraq March 29, 2017. Iraq is also investigating civilian deaths in west Mosul , but has soug...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

United Nations investigators found dead in Congo

Michael Sharp, a USA citizen, and Zaida Catalan, a Swedish national, had been in a group of experts monitoring a sanctions regime imposed on Congo by the U.N. Congolese government officials said on March 21 tha...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

TransCanada gets presidential permit for Keystone XL

Carr will, however, meet with U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry in Washington on Thursday. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley echoed Trudeau's comments saying she was also pleased with the announcement. Senator Joh...More..

European Union summit date on Brexit announced
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

European Union summit date on Brexit announced

Britain said yesterday it will trigger its exit from the European Union on March 29, nine months after the country voted to leave the European Union. May is expected to make a full statement to MPs in the Hou...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Holcomb: End Clean Air Regulations Will Spur Growth

State mandates for renewable energy, along with other efforts aimed at reducing emissions, will continue. But while Morrisey hopes that derailing regulation will help revive an ailing industry, some in that v...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

For The Border Wall, Looks Are A Plus, Hard Climb A MUST

The proposals are due to the government by March 29. Trump called for the wall to stop illegal immigration into the United States from Mexico and to cut off drug-smuggling routes. The current fencing of mix...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace deal

In his meetings, Greenblatt focused "on how tangible progress could be made toward advancing Middle East peace, including a comprehensive agreement between Israelis and Palestinians", it said. "We sent a messag...More..

Heavy rain, strong storms possible this weekend
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Heavy rain, strong storms possible this weekend

The risk of severe storms in north Alabama remains extremely limited through late Thursday evening. With temperatures climbing into the 70s through the day, these storms will have more fuel to work with, increa...More..

Rand extends slump as Zuma fires Finance Minister
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Rand extends slump as Zuma fires Finance Minister

In 2016, Hanekom tabled a motion of no confidence against Zuma at an ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting. His ouster marked the end of a stormy relationship that began nearly as soon as Zuma name...More..