• Weather service says 2 low-level tornadoes hit western Ohio
Weather service says 2 low-level tornadoes hit western Ohio

The road to the historic Tides Inn Hotel in Irvington was blocked by fallen trees after an EF1 tornado touched down. A second tornado touched down at 1:41 p.m. April 6 and running though 1 a.m. April 7. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Another line of severe storms rolled through the Carolinas early Thursday, a day after severe weather that produced sn...

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  • North Korea fires a possible ballistic missile
North Korea fires a possible ballistic missile

North Korea is pushing hard to have the Nuclear Tipped Missile in order to thwart the threat from the U.S. and is suppose to be receiving indirect support from China. It is likely to be an upgraded version of the submarine-launched missile named "Pukguksong" launched last summer. It is believed that the KN-15 missile was first launched in Februar...

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  • Don Rickles, legendary comedian and master of celebrity roasts, dies aged 90
Don Rickles, legendary comedian and master of celebrity roasts, dies aged 90

Known as the world's greatest insult comic, Rickles enjoyed a career that spanned decades and found him performing in everything from nightclubs to a Martin Scorsese film. Both Gottfried and Rickles developed reputations for fearlessness - for making jokes that toe the line of taste and even cross it to get a good belly laugh.

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  • Fresh snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir
Fresh snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir

Incessant rains caused water bodies in Srinagar to swell, buildings to submerge and traffic to crawl on water logged roads. The rains that are continuing from past three days have pushed water level up in the rivers and streams. "As weather improved, flights were able to operate from the Srinagar airport", an official of the airport told UNI....

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  • Florida Senate says there should be time to play in schools
Florida Senate says there should be time to play in schools

It's unclear if there is enough support in the House to accept the Senate bill's overhaul should it eventually pass. Bill Galvano, would allow slot machines at dog and horse tracks in eight counties outside of South Florida. Mike La Rosa, R-St. House Bill 303 grants students, parents and school officials wider protections when expressing their re...

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  • Former White House NSA denies using Govt. secrets for political objective
Former White House NSA denies using Govt. secrets for political objective

Caught in the act, former Obama National Security Director Susan "I never leaked nothing to nobody" Rice and her National Security Council deputy, Ben Rhodes, have spent today protesting that Rice did nothing illegal in requesting the unmasking of US citizens associated with Donald Trump appearing in foreign surveillance reports .

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  • Student who choked on pancakes at contest died of asphyxia
Student who choked on pancakes at contest died of asphyxia

Nelson had eaten between four and five pancakes when she started shaking and fell to the floor. Caitlin Nelson , a junior majoring in social work, died Sunday at a New York City hospital, three days after participating in the contest at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield , The Associated Press reports .

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  • Says it signed new $3B deal with Iranian airline
Says it signed new $3B deal with Iranian airline

Boeing has announced a tentative agreement to sell as many as 60 737s to an Iranian airline , a transaction valued at $US6 billion ($7.9 billion) that angered American critics of Iran and appeared likely to test the Trump administration's avowed hostility toward that country.

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  • Andhra CM Naidu's son takes oath as Cabinet Minister
Andhra CM Naidu's son takes oath as Cabinet Minister

One of the dropped ministers, Bojjala Gopala Krishna Reddy, resigned from his Assembly membership. In a letter addressed to Chandrababu, Chowdary? a five-time MLA and one of the veterans sailing with party since inception in 1982? regretted that honest workers who had been toiling hard for the TDP for years were left in the lurch while "opportuni...

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  • Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds
Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

Yet Republicans took it up as legislation. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Republicans did not have enough votes with their slim 52-seat majority to advance the bill. The four US representatives from Arkansas, all Republicans, had all voted in February to reject the Department of Health and Human Services rule . Sen.

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  • Trump prepares military for combat in Somalia
Trump prepares military for combat in Somalia

NAIJ.com learnt that the military had accused the previous Democratic administration of President Barack Obama of micromanaging combat operations. Those rules, known as the Presidential Policy Guidance, required high-level, interagency vetting of proposed strikes.

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  • London Terrorist Acted Alone, No Info Regarding Plans of Further Attacks
London Terrorist Acted Alone, No Info Regarding Plans of Further Attacks

They were all arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts and quizzed by police trying to piece together how he came to carry out the attack. Police officers patrolled the bridge Saturday where Khalid Masood mowed down passers-by on Wednesday, March 22nd, killing four people. Police on Saturday admitted they may never know why Masood...

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  • Lebanese PM urges world help to cope with refugee influx
Lebanese PM urges world help to cope with refugee influx

Geneva - The number of people that have escaped the war in Syria has surpassed the five million mark, reported this Thursday (30) in Geneva , Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). "Oxfam calls on rich countries to show their support for Syria's neighbours that have welcomed these refugees and to resettle at ...

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  • White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material
White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

Nunes told Bloomberg on Monday that he went to the White House because he didn't " have networked access to these kinds of reports in Congress ". On Tuesday, Nunes declined to say if the White House had asked him to cancel the hearing. House Speaker Paul Ryan is continuing to back Nunes. Since then Nunes has revealed nothing about the informa...

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  • Najib's visit to India bags number of deals
Najib's visit to India bags number of deals

Indian officials have in the past too discussed exploring the Malaysian model and modifying it for local use here. "The fans are meeting because it has been a long time", said the actor, who met Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Chennai earlier in the day.

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  • Trump appeals travel ban ruling
Trump appeals travel ban ruling

When asked by NBC later previous year if he was rolling back his Muslim ban plan , Trump responded: "I don't think it's a rollback". Trump decried Watson's ruling at a Nashville rally on Wednesday, saying the blocked executive order was a "watered-down" version of the previous travel ban.

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  • Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi
Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the remark during his visit to China, the last leg of his three-nation trip to Asia following stops in Japan and South Korea. North Korea's nuclear aims feature most prominently in the discussions, particularly after Trump berated China on Friday for failing to rein in its neighbor.

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  • Malaysia surrenders Kim Jong-nam's body
Malaysia surrenders Kim Jong-nam's body

Although details of what led to the agreement were not released, it gave North Korea custody of Mr Kim's body and allowed Malaysia to question the three men who were hiding in the embassy. "We hope they will not create another case like this". Leonid Petrov, a Korea specialist at Australian national university, said he did not expect relations be...

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  • South Korean court approves arrest warrant for ex-president
South Korean court approves arrest warrant for ex-president

A South Korean judge was expected to deliberate into the early hours of Friday on whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye, the country's first democratically elected leader to be thrown from office, in a corruption scandal that has dominated politics for months.

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  • Venezuela's Supreme Court Takes Over National Assembly Duties
Venezuela's Supreme Court Takes Over National Assembly Duties

The court ruled in August 2016 that the National Assembly leadership was in contempt for swearing in three lawmakers who were suspended over alleged electoral fraud. A smaller group of 14 governments, including the USA, have also called for immediate elections to resolve the stalemate. Critics accuse President Maduro of "staging a coup" after to...

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  • Malaysia Agrees To Release Kim Jong Nam's Body Amid Diplomatic Crisis
Malaysia Agrees To Release Kim Jong Nam's Body Amid Diplomatic Crisis

Nine Malaysian citizens barred from leaving North Korea have now been allowed to return to Malaysia, according to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. An Indonesian woman and Vietnamese woman have been charged. They claim they were tricked into thinking it was a prank for a television show. - March 8: A video of a man describing himself as ...

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  • White House officials helped Nunes get intel
White House officials helped Nunes get intel

Spicer said the information was uncovered by the National Security Council, but would not specify whether it was the same intelligence that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes received at the White House last week. Cohen-Watnick worked for Flynn when he was in charge of the Defense Intelligence Agency. The report did not make clear ...

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  • Trump Terrified After Senate Intel Committee Refuses To Rule Out Trump/Russia Collusion
Trump Terrified After Senate Intel Committee Refuses To Rule Out Trump/Russia Collusion

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., called the investigation the biggest he's seen since he was elected to Congress. "Let us go a little deeper into this before you ask us to write the conclusions", Burr said. Sen. Ron Wyden of OR made his request in a letter Wednesday to the committee's Republican chairman, Sen. The North Carolina Republican promised his...

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  • Wizards conjure up 1st division title in 38 years
Wizards conjure up 1st division title in 38 years

This is first time the Wizards have won a Southeast Division since it was created when the league expanded to 30 teams in 2004. Kelly Oubre Jr. scored nine of his 14 points in the fourth quarter, stepping up defensively and anchoring the win late like he did in Cleveland.

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  • China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete
China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

The director of the think tank, Greg Poling, cited new satellite pictures that were taken earlier this month and said the images showed new radar antennas on Fiery Cross and Subi. The same report also said that a combination of ground-based radar facilities, air defenses, anti-ship missiles and forward-based fighter jets would facilitate the deve...

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  • Attacks on Nigerian Students Underscore India's Problem With Africans
Attacks on Nigerian Students Underscore India's Problem With Africans

The unrest came after police in Greater Noida released five Nigerian students detained over the youth's death, saying they had no evidence against them. In another incident, Africans were chased by a mob into a local mall and beaten there. "I was running but they followed me and attacked me", Precious Amalawa, told NDTV .

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  • North Korea Takes Possibly 'Dangerous Step' Toward Hitting US With A Rocket
North Korea Takes Possibly 'Dangerous Step' Toward Hitting US With A Rocket

National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said the new suspects are in addition to the seven North Koreans already being sought in last month's poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur's airport. They have been "playing" the United States for years. "Any chance for dialogue must be seized, as long as there's hope", Wang said at a development ...

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  • Bill proposing school finance changes headed to Texas House
Bill proposing school finance changes headed to Texas House

Democrats say the heart of the bill hasn't changed, and contend the bill's 26-23 defeat in the Senate should mean it can't be considered again this session. A Senate rule stipulating that 26 or more "no" votes means similar language can not be considered again that session, according to some Democrats, meant Bosma's proposal should not have been co...

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  • Severe storms passing through US this week
Severe storms passing through US this week

The impacted areas in north Alabama stretch from Lauderdale to Cullman and Marshall counties, as well as areas north of here. A severe storm brought big hail to parts of Oklahoma and Texas on Sunday. Once those storms form though, they'd have all necessary ingredients for large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes. Below is the risk area for ...

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  • Van Gaal to help in search for new Netherlands coach
Van Gaal to help in search for new Netherlands coach

While Dutch younger Matthijs de Ligt didn't quite emulate the former Middlesbrough defender's Real Madrid bow with an own goal and red card, his own debut wasn't much better. KNVB director Jean-Paul Decossaux had earlier said at a press conference that Koeman would be the type of candidate they were looking for. "A foreign trainer is also an opti...

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  • [Editorial] Arrest of Park
[Editorial] Arrest of Park

Park had denied most of the criminal charges despite the collection of multiple evidence, Xinhua news agency quoted a statement as saying. Prosecutors said in a statement that the suspect abused her status and authority as president to take money from businesses and infringed on the freedom of corporate management.

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  • Hong Kong's New Leader to be Chosen Sunday
Hong Kong's New Leader to be Chosen Sunday

Chan's message back then to her fellow Hong Kong citizens was: Don't worry, the flag flying in Hong Kong is now a Chinese one, but everything else will remain the same. Some buildings don't identify floors with number combinations including four because it sounds like the word for "death". Ms Lam, who was chosen to lead the territory on Sunday, s...

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  • Barack Obama Pays Tribute to Chuck Berry
Barack Obama Pays Tribute to Chuck Berry

Bruce Springsteen, who played with Berry on several occasions, said that the loss of Berry was tremendous. A variant of an old country song by the same name, Ida Red had a 2/4 backbeat with a hillbilly oompah, while Berry's lyrics sketched a auto chase, the narrator "motorvatin" after an elusive girl.

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  • Nigerian government forces rescue 211 hostages from Boko Haram
Nigerian government forces rescue 211 hostages from Boko Haram

The incident came less than 20 hours after four bombers struck Maiduguri , killing two and injuring 16. The blasts in the Muna Garage area, on the edge of the city worst hit by jihadist group Boko Haram's eight year insurgency, occurred around 1:15 a.m (0015 GMT), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) spokesman Abdulkadir Ibrahim said.

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  • Trump Approved the Keystone XL Pipeline: What's Next?
Trump Approved the Keystone XL Pipeline: What's Next?

He added that he too was pleased with how promptly the Trump administration addressed the issue. The 1,900-kilometre pipeline would be able to carry more than 800,000 barrels of oil per day. The presidential approval doesn't guarantee the pipeline gets built. While previous phases of the Keystone Pipeline project, the fourth section, the XL por...

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