• Southwest sends letter, $5K check, $1K voucher to Flight 1380 passengers
Southwest sends letter, $5K check, $1K voucher to Flight 1380 passengers

The proposal would be more sweeping than federal authorities anticipated, Southwest said in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration . Many passengers have lauded the courage and calm of pilot Tammie Jo Shults and the flight attendants.

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  • Terror group Eta apologises to victims ahead of dissolution
Terror group Eta apologises to victims ahead of dissolution

It killed hundreds of civilians as well as members of Spain's armed forces, including a shopping center bombing in Barcelona that killed 21 people and injured 45 more. 'This is nothing less than a outcome of the strength of the state of law that has conquered ETA with the arms of democracy, ' it said in a statement.

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  • Second Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in Gaza: ministry
Second Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in Gaza: ministry

Israeli authorities said that protesters were burning tires and attempting to send kites with firebombs on them across the border to burn Israeli fields. It has also accused Hamas of using the protests as a cover to commit acts of violence. It says 40 protesters were wounded by gunfire or overcome by tear gas fired by Israeli troops from across the...

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  • Karnataka Polls 2018: BJP Releases Third List of 59 Candidates
Karnataka Polls 2018: BJP Releases Third List of 59 Candidates

It appears that the BJP has made a decision to take precautionary measures and replace Sampangi with his daughter as its candidate from Kolar Gold Fields. The tenure of 224-member Karnataka Assembly expires on May 28. The party has fielded Gopal Rao from Chamundeshwari. Khandre had lost to his relative and current Bhalki Congress MLA and munici...

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  • Panchayat poll: Oppn says HC order a defeat of Trinamool govt
Panchayat poll: Oppn says HC order a defeat of Trinamool govt

The high court, which had earlier stayed the election process, directed the commission to reschedule the dates for panchayat election process and accordingly conduct the polls . The West Bengal government and the Trinamool Congress had objected to the extension by the SEC, which had cited a Supreme Court direction to "allay apprehensions of intend...

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  • Alabama executes man, 83, oldest in modern U.S. history
Alabama executes man, 83, oldest in modern U.S. history

He reportedly kept his eyes closed throughout the procedure and did not respond when asked to make a last statement by the warden. Up until Thursday evening, John Nixon was the oldest prisoner executed when he was put to death at the age of 77 in December 2005 in Mississippi.

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  • Student wounded in Ocala high school shooting, deputies say
Student wounded in Ocala high school shooting, deputies say

Mailhiot said about 15 people in the classroom waited over 30 minutes to be evacuated by Ocala police. The school had planned to participate around 11 a.m.in a walkout commemorating the Columbine shooting. Long "recognized what we had at that time", he said. After the suspect was in custody, students began to be transported to First Baptist C...

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  • Red for Ed Rallies continue in Payson and State
Red for Ed Rallies continue in Payson and State

There will also be walk-ins at schools on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, according to ABC15. "We need to give our communities time to prepare, " he said . Public schools across the state have alerted parents that their schools could close down with little to no notice. The Peoria Unified School District had sent a letter to parents warnin...

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  • Dershowitz: Trump Bringing on Giuliani a 'Very Wise Decision'
Dershowitz: Trump Bringing on Giuliani a 'Very Wise Decision'

He replaces John Dowd , the prominent white-collar defense attorney who resigned last month just days after calling for the Russian Federation investigation to be shuttered. Giuliani said he would spend a "great deal of time" in Washington working with Trump, but would continue to live in NY. "I have experienced the chance of working with May...

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  • Iraqi Air Force Conducts Strike Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria
Iraqi Air Force Conducts Strike Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria

The Iraqi air force yesterday carried out a "deadly raid" against positions of the Islamic State group in neighbouring Syria , Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said. US President Donald Trump recently made his opposition to Russian Federation and the Assad regime clear, tweeting: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syri...

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  • BJD not in favour of impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra
BJD not in favour of impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra

It was essentially "a revenge petition" after the falsehood of the Congress Party has been established in the Justice Loya death case, he alleged. The move that came a day after an apex court bench headed by the CJI rejected the pleas for a probe into special CBI judge B H Loya's death, was termed as "motivated" and "political" by eminent juris...

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  • US EPA's Pruitt under spending probe; senators urge his ouster
US EPA's Pruitt under spending probe; senators urge his ouster

Larry Noble, former president of the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws representing government ethics administrators, questioned whether so many staffers were required for the advance team and said Pruitt's credibility on the broader issue of spending taxpayer money was low.

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  • Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu begins 'fast for justice' in Vijayawada
Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu begins 'fast for justice' in Vijayawada

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. On that day, I will observe a fast from morning to evening on the state's problems and the Centre's policy. "I have just concluded my 1 day fast, Dharma Porata Deeksha , demanding justice for 5 crore people of Andhra Pradesh", wrote back Naidu. The Naidu-led Telugu Desam Par...

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  • On 4/20, NY Senator Chuck Schumer Floats Bill to Legalize Marijuana
On 4/20, NY Senator Chuck Schumer Floats Bill to Legalize Marijuana

While a number of states have legalized use of marijuana for various contexts, the federal government still considers it a harmful and illegal drug. Under current federal law, marijuana is treated as though it's as unsafe as heroin and more risky than cocaine. There are two paths here: One is decriminalization of marijuana at the federal le...

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  • Judge to rule today on dismissal of Greitens' criminal case
Judge to rule today on dismissal of Greitens' criminal case

Richard also called for impeachment proceedings to begin immediately. Greitens responded on Twitter, saying, quote, "I will not be resigning the governor's office". Defense lawyers say that William Don Tisaby , a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent working for St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, lied under oath, and Gardner had to h...

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  • Protest rallies in Armenia against Sargsyan were expected: Azerbaijani MP
Protest rallies in Armenia against Sargsyan were expected: Azerbaijani MP

In a statement released on Friday morning, the Police say protesters keep blocking streets in different parts of capital Yerevan , thus restraining the free movement of citizens and vehicles. Thousands of opposition activists marched in the center of Yerevan on Thursday, waving national flags and chanting: "Make a stand, say no to Serzh".

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  • Lawyers: Talks For Trump-Mueller Interview Ongoing
Lawyers: Talks For Trump-Mueller Interview Ongoing

In a press conference yesterday, Trump cited the media's unease and fear about whether he'll fire either Mueller or Rosenstein. After the meeting, it was learned that President Trump told some of his closest advisers that it's not the right time to remove either man since he is not a target of the probe.

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  • Grassley, Judiciary Committee take up Mueller protection bill for first time
Grassley, Judiciary Committee take up Mueller protection bill for first time

Under the bill, if a court determined a special counsel wasn't fired for "good cause", the person would be reinstated. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., told Fox News Tuesday that legislation created to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being dismissed by President Trump was "not necessary" and would not be brough...

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  • Swaziland Is Now Called eSwatini
Swaziland Is Now Called eSwatini

There are not many people in the world who are able to change the name of a nation. Swaziland is one of the few countries in the world governed over by an absolute monarchy . King Mswati III - who married his 15th wife, and beauty pageant contestant, Sindiswa Dlamini in 2013 - referred to the " Kingdom of eSwatini " several times in recent ...

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  • WWII bomb defused in Berlin
WWII bomb defused in Berlin

German police have defused a World War II bomb in central Berlin , after some 10,000 people were evacuated. All streets in this area will be closed off. Thousands of unexploded war time bombs still lie beneath cities in Germany. A Russian-made aerial bomb weighing 100 kilograms was found near a train track leading into Berlin's main station in ...

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