• Sergei Skripal poisoning: Former Russian spy's daughter released from British hospital
Sergei Skripal poisoning: Former Russian spy's daughter released from British hospital

Prime Minister Theresa May said last month , before the Skripals' recovery from critical condition, that the father and daughter "may never recover fully". Yulia Skripal has left hospital more than five weeks after she and her father, a former Russian spy, were poisoned with a nerve agent in an attack that has sparked one of the biggest crises in...

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  • The Queen Cracks A Joke About Donald Trump In This New Documentary
The Queen Cracks A Joke About Donald Trump In This New Documentary

Then, after a pause, she adds with a smile: "I won't be here though". That it was planted in the shade, it wasn't in the shade originally, I'm sure? Treays said the chemistry between the Queen and Attenborough, who are the same age and were born within three weeks of each other, helped her open up.

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  • BR Ambedkar's statue rebuilt, painted in saffron in UP
BR Ambedkar's statue rebuilt, painted in saffron in UP

It had been rebuilt in presence of the district police officers. The Badaun sub-divisional magistrate Parasnath Maurya stated that selection of the Sherwani-clad statue was made by local residents along with a BSP coordinator and was chosen due to the statue's size.

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  • Good Friday Agreement can still 'transform society and life', say Primates
Good Friday Agreement can still 'transform society and life', say Primates

The power-sharing executive established in Belfast as part of the accord broke down more than a year ago and the two sides remain divided over issues including the Irish language. "The whole thing will fall apart and you will go back into the hell people have forgotten of the Troubles". The Irish peace was born out of weariness of children dying ...

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  • Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert Leaving White House
Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert Leaving White House

Tom Bossert is out as homeland security adviser. "I think at this point the president's been pretty clear, enough is enough, fix the actual problem and stop the leak", he said . Some believe that Bolton, a controversial former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and foreign-policy hawk, will push several other top national security staffers ...

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  • Women rally in Chicago on Equal Pay Day
Women rally in Chicago on Equal Pay Day

The sources asked for anonymity because they are not authorized to speak publicly about the matter. It was an effort by Youngstown YWCA and the Youngstown Business and Professional Women's Club to raise awareness of the wage gap between men and women that they said continues today.

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  • Hungary PM Orban wins new term
Hungary PM Orban wins new term

After a campaign centred on resistance to immigration and trumpeting a strong economy, near-complete results showed that Mr. Orban's Fidesz party snapped up nearly half the vote (48.8%). A staunch supporter of establishing close relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and a popular figure with other nationalist populists, including US...

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  • Fifth quake in three days gave Kansas a shake. Wichita felt it.
Fifth quake in three days gave Kansas a shake. Wichita felt it.

One person responded with a seismograph from Olathe. People in Kansas, Missouri, and Wichita, also reported feeling it. In most cases, a magnitude of 2.5 is needed for a local quake to be felt. Buildings are damaged and a number of people are injured after another powerful natural disaster hits the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea, provincial a...

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  • Madrid has depleted defence for 2nd leg against Juventus
Madrid has depleted defence for 2nd leg against Juventus

It's another game and what happened, happened. We are regaining our confidence, the goals and our overall game. When he posted 16 goals in the 2015-16 edition and his personal best of 17 in 2013-14 - the second-highest and highest-scoring Champions League campaigns of all time respectively - Real went on to lift the trophy on both occasions.

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  • Israel accuses killed Gaza journalist of being Hamas member
Israel accuses killed Gaza journalist of being Hamas member

The strike came a day after the chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court raised concerns that Israel and Hamas may have committed war crimes during the current spasm of violence. Out of that number, 26 were killed during the protests at the Gaza-Israel border. Despite widespread outcry and global calls for investigations into the kil...

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  • Oklahoma teachers demand more after lawmakers approve $40M
Oklahoma teachers demand more after lawmakers approve $40M

Before that, Oklahoma teachers had not received a raise in a decade . Since early March, Arizona educators have swarmed the state Capitol in protest and threatened to walk out if Gov. They also asked Governor Mary Fallin to veto the repeal of a hotel tax that is valued at an estimated $50 million. He called what is happening "revolutionary" ...

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  • Trump fumes More than Federal Bureau of Investigation raid that payments to Girls: Stopped
Trump fumes More than Federal Bureau of Investigation raid that payments to Girls: Stopped

In 2016, just before the election, Cohen made a $130,000 payment to Daniels for her discretion on an alleged sexual encounter she had with Trump in 2006. Trump was already complaining publicly about that controversy when the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his personal lawyer's office. Michael Cohen , personal lawyer for President-elec...

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  • Bharatiya Janata Party Releases a List of 72 Candidates for Karnataka Elections
Bharatiya Janata Party Releases a List of 72 Candidates for Karnataka Elections

However, Yeddyurappa merged the entity with the BJP before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and was elected to the Lok Sabha. Earlier, the BJP top brass, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, had met on Sunday night to finalise the candidates for the polls.

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  • Trump cancels Latin America trip, shifts focus to Syria
Trump cancels Latin America trip, shifts focus to Syria

The U.S. will still be represented at the Summit of the Americas , but Vice President Pence will be there, not Trump. "I'm proud of that", Mr Obama said, citing the United States civil rights movement. Since Trump took power in January 2017, Vidarte said, "the topic that has dominated ties with Latin America has been the search for measures that...

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  • Federal deficits projected to rise, surpassing $1 trillion in 2020
Federal deficits projected to rise, surpassing $1 trillion in 2020

The CBO report said the twin tax and spending bills will push the budget deficit to $804bn this year and just under $1tn for the upcoming budget year. "Such high and rising debt would have serious negative consequences for the budget and the nation". "This high and rising debt matters because it harms our economy, by crowding out public and p...

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  • Oklahoma Senators Stand Behind Scandal Plagued Scott Pruitt
Oklahoma Senators Stand Behind Scandal Plagued Scott Pruitt

The letter , sent to Kevin Minoli, the E.P.A. official designated as the agency's top ethics official, addresses questions about Mr. Pruitt's rental for $50 a night of a condominium linked to an energy lobbyist, as well as his government-funded flights to his home state of Oklahoma.

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  • Phil Mickelson turns attention toward career grand slam quest
Phil Mickelson turns attention toward career grand slam quest

The three time Masters champion has a penchant for the sublime and the absurd, often one after the other, and this was on full display in his third round at Augusta National. "I just haven't gotten it done", said Woods. "I put too much pressure on myself in the Majors because I know I don't have a ton of time to win them", Mickelson said.

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  • French rail strikes have cost $123 million
French rail strikes have cost $123 million

The SNCF forecast that 43% of workers needed to make the train network run smoothly would walk out on Monday as stoppages continue, affecting local trains as well as regional lines and some global journeys. Service fell to a third of normal in the Paris region, where two million commuters rely on trains each day. The government has promised that ...

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  • Trump condemns 'heinous' gas attack in Syria
Trump condemns 'heinous' gas attack in Syria

In April a year ago, the USA president ordered air raids on Syrian government facilities in the wake of a chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, a rebel-held town, which killed at least 80 people. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced Sunday that there will be an emergency UN Security Council meeting on the chemical weapons attack Monday. The Pentagon ch...

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  • Parkland's Hogg Taking Gap Year to Work on 2018 Midterms
Parkland's Hogg Taking Gap Year to Work on 2018 Midterms

David Hogg , who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Fla., speaks with well-wishers at The Standard in downtown Los Angeles on April 7. A screenshot of the controversial tweet, sent at 9:56 p.m. on March 26, began making its way around social media this week and was the subject of a story in the Riverfront ...

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