• OK Gov. Mary Fallin Signs Adoption Bill Allowing Discrimination Against Gay Couples
OK Gov. Mary Fallin Signs Adoption Bill Allowing Discrimination Against Gay Couples

While that may be technically true, it would allow agencies to reject couples "in accordance with their beliefs" ― that is, because those couples are in the LGBTQ community. A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against the MI law is pending in the federal courts. "This bill puts public safety at risk by making it easy for people ...

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  • Tornado watch issued for Berks and surrounding counties
Tornado watch issued for Berks and surrounding counties

There is a severe Thunderstorm Warning for Fauquier and Prince William County in VA until 7:30 p.m. High temperatures today for many have only reached the low 60s and areas in the Poconos and northwestern New Jersey didn't even get out of the 50s.

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  • Sarah Sanders scolded White House staff for leak, sources say
Sarah Sanders scolded White House staff for leak, sources say

John McCain showed when "decency would hit rock bottom with this administration". McCain, 81, has been battling brain cancer and has reportedly made arrangements for his funeral. He says "I am certain it will be John's". About 20 people were in the room; some gasped while a few laughed, according to some who were there, but no one challenged M...

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  • Britain Firmly Committed To Ensuring Iran Nuclear Deal: May
Britain Firmly Committed To Ensuring Iran Nuclear Deal: May

Iran on Friday condemned Israel's air raids in Syria, saying they had been launched on "invented pretexts". Additionally, the drop in production in Venezuela because of the political instability in the country, the continued political shakiness in the Middle Eastern region as well as production cuts by the OPEC countries as well as Saudi Arab...

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  • Trump delegation arrives in Israel ahead of controversial embassy opening
Trump delegation arrives in Israel ahead of controversial embassy opening

Such paralysis and loss of hope have been major drivers of Palestinian unrest. Friedman confirmed that Trump will "be there on video" at the embassy ceremony and that Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, a senior White House aide, will speak in person.

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  • Afghan militants kill at least four in Jalalabad attack
Afghan militants kill at least four in Jalalabad attack

Last year, U.S. stepped up its support to struggling Afghan forces, announcing plans for thousands of additional advisers and increasing air strikes in a bid to force the Taliban to enter peace negotiations. Security forces and attackers are now fighting each other. "Ten civilians and security forces were killed and 42 wounded", Khogyani said. No...

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  • India's stubbornness hampered proceedings of Mumbai attacks case: Nisar
India's stubbornness hampered proceedings of Mumbai attacks case: Nisar

In an interview with a Pakistani daily, Sharif questioned the country's policy to allow the "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in Mumbai . He said he could not accept such non-serious statement from a person who served thrice as prime minister of Pakistan. "But we expect that the government will do it now and ensure that ...

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  • Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal
Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal

Washington's decision to withdraw from the deal and reimpose sanctions angered its European allies as well as China and Russian Federation. The Iranian foreign minister highlighted the need for other parties to the JCPOA to provide "sufficient guarantees" that assure Tehran of being able to "reap the benefits" of the nuclear deal.

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  • Tributes flood in after death announced of Dame Tessa Jowell
Tributes flood in after death announced of Dame Tessa Jowell

Lord Sebastian Coe, president of the IAAF and former chairman of the London organising committee of the Olympics, said: "Tessa was not just a close friend, she was a life enhancer". She showed unflinching tenacity in persuading the Prime Minister and the Cabinet that the Government should throw its full weight behind the bid. She made it to Westm...

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  • Sudden dust storm hits Delhi, NCR; 40 flights diverted
Sudden dust storm hits Delhi, NCR; 40 flights diverted

One person each died in Etawah, Aligarh, Kannauj, Hapur, Noida and Sambhal, Principal Secretary (Information) Awanish Awasthi said. More than 50 people were reportedly killed today across several states as rain, thunderstorms hit there throwing life out of gear.

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  • Grandad kills wife, daughter and FOUR autistic grandkids, then himself
Grandad kills wife, daughter and FOUR autistic grandkids, then himself

Katrina, pictured, was described by mates as a mum who labored tirelessly for her youngstersFbWho was Peter Miles? Three firearms licensed to Mr Miles were also found, he said. "Police are still some way from completing out investigations and all the information that we need to do to perform our duty for the State Coroner".

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  • Rain could continue until Sunday morning; more coming next week
Rain could continue until Sunday morning; more coming next week

Mother's Day starts foggy, overcast, and with mist then skies turn partly cloudy by lunch. The weather service said there is a chance of more showers and thunderstorms Monday through Wednesday in the Omaha area. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Saturday: Partly sunny - high near 92 with south wind around 10 miles per hour. The chance...

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  • The Sunday Times Rich ranks Andy Murray on its new list
The Sunday Times Rich ranks Andy Murray on its new list

Robert Watts, who compiled the 1,000-member strong list, said the list had become more worldwide since its inception in 1989, with more high net worth individuals from various countries moving to London and the United Kingdom. AN ENTREPRENEUR who wants to build a controversial luxury home in the New Forest has become the richest man in Britain....

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  • Clock stops as Hamburg suffer first Bundesliga relegation
Clock stops as Hamburg suffer first Bundesliga relegation

Dozens of riot police, several on horses, charged on to the pitch and lined up in front of the Hamburg fans, who lit flares and threw them behind the Gladbach goal when it became clear that the team was on their way to the second division. Champions Bayern Munich saw their five-game winning run brought to an end as they were thrashed 4-1 at the A...

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  • Li Keqiang calls for new progress of China-Japan ties
Li Keqiang calls for new progress of China-Japan ties

Sun Cheng, a Japanese affairs expert at the China University of Political Science and Law, said while Li's visit was a good sign for bilateral ties, suspicions ran deep between the two sides. China had also resisted Japan's insistence that the agreement should not cover the territorial waters surrounding the islets, controlled by Japan. "The Secr...

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  • Pep is eager to keep hold of Aguero despite Atletico talk
Pep is eager to keep hold of Aguero despite Atletico talk

Aguero's relationship with Guardiola has been a source of intrigue throughout the Catalan's time in Manchester and City's all-time leading scorer was linked with a return to former club Atletico Madrid by reports in Spain this week.

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  • Russian Federation fined for racist chants during France match
Russian Federation fined for racist chants during France match

According to Sky Sports , FIFA have noted both the "gravity of the situation but also the limited number of fans involved", and in the time since have reviewed video evidence. Russian fans have been charged with racism offences at the previous two UEFA European Championships. The four official host cities for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Fr...

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  • UFC 224 Results: Mackenzie Dern Submits Amanda Cooper in First Round
UFC 224 Results: Mackenzie Dern Submits Amanda Cooper in First Round

Not surprisingly, UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington was one of the fighters who made a decision to chime in and take a shot at Mackenzie Dern . Later that morning, all fighters make weight except for Mackenzie Dern . Dern landed a left but was answered with another left hand from Cooper. Dern got in a right hand.

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  • Israel expels representative of Human Rights Watch
Israel expels representative of Human Rights Watch

Israeli authorities on May 7 revoked the work permit for Shakir and ordered him to leave Israel within 14 days. Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of attempting to "shut down criticism" after director ordered to leave. It monitors rights violations in more than 90 counties across the world, including all 19 countries in the Middle East and ...

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  • Israel Heads to Eurovision Finals for Fourth Year in a Row
Israel Heads to Eurovision Finals for Fourth Year in a Row

That previous Eurovision experience is serving her and the United Kingdom very well indeed. The UK, as one of the "Big Five" countries, is already assured a place in Saturday's grand final. This year's entry from Ireland, however, is a bit different. This year however, she hopes for a better result. "I am feeling so happy and I am feeling so ...

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