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Shooter's family warned police about Youtube grudge

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KitGuru Says: Whether you agree or disagree with YouTube's censorship, I think it's unsafe to justify the frankly unstable actions of Aghdam as a by-product of the platform's actions. "The father confirmed to us that the family had been having issues at home, but did not act in any way concerned about why his daughter had left", the statement said. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi slams Shah for calling opposition parties animals

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Stating that Mr Modi had a "very good" opportunity after the 2014 election, Mr Gandhi said a lot could have been done for the country. Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed BJP president Amit Shah for his "disrespectful statement" equating Opposition parties with animals. Read More »

Brazil's da Silva first president jailed, but others accused

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The union building is in the city of Sao Bernardo do Campo in Sao Paulo state, more 260 miles to the north. Lula's supporters regard the judicial proceedings as a plot to keep him out of the October 7 presidential race, which he had been expected to win easily, while opponents say jailing him would boost Brazil's fight against impunity. Read More »

Viktor Orban predicted to win third term in Hungary elections

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According to Orban and his ministers, Hungary will descend into chaos should it become an "immigrant country" like France or Belgium. Orban, who centered his campaign on his unpleasant anti-migration stance, states it's a "misunderstanding" that his frequently harsh criticism of Brussels was steered at all of this European Union . Read More »

Journalist killed during violent Palestinian protests is buried

The UN office noted that Israeli security forces are required by global human rights law to respect the rights to peaceful assembly and expression and to use, to the extent possible, non-violent means to discharge their duties. Palestinian resistance faction Hamas on Saturday condemned the USA for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution calling for an investigation into Israel's acts of violence in the Gaza Strip. Read More »

Fire at Trump Tower in NY leaves one dead

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A firefighter looks out from the window of a fire damaged apartment in Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, April 7, 2018 . Fire sprinklers were not mandatory in New York City highrises if Trump Tower has been completed in 1983. President Trump keeps a sprawling, penthouse residence in the building, and his business has offices there. The Fire Department says the blaze broke out on the 50th floor shortly before 6 p.m. Read More »

Backpage.com Seized By Feds

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The site's controversial adult section has often come under fire for allegations of prostitution and the sex trafficking of minors . According to CNBC , an Federal Bureau of Investigation official in Phoenix stated that "law enforcement activity" had taken place at the home of one of Backpage's founders, Michael Lacey. Read More »

Trump administration imposes sweeping new sanctions on Russian elite

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To the dismay of Mr Trump's critics and of Russia hawks, the president has continued to avoid directly criticising Putin himself and recently invited the Russian leader to meet with him, possibly at the White House. Trump begrudgingly signed the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) in August previous year, despite arguing that it undermined his own authority to lead United States foreign policy. Read More »

Brooklyn Protestors Marched for Saheed Vassell After Police Shot and Killed Him

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The video depicted Vassell, who is black, pointing the object at police in a combat stance seconds before officers fired. Clarke said she looks forward to working with elected officials in ensuring that "the appropriate focus is given to addressing the mentally ill and their interactions with NYPD, and proper, clear and transparent protocols are in place to make sure that lethal force is used as a last resort when interacting with the mentally ill of our communities, so we can avoid ... Read More »

Emotional Campbell gets gold as Australia continue medal rush in pool

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Australia slowly overpowered the English riders and flew home in three minutes 49.804 seconds - shaving almost half a second off the 3:50.265 record which Great Britain set in Rio two years ago. Australian Cycling Academy members Sam Welsford and Kelland O'Brien combined with Alex Porter and Leigh Howard to win Australia's second cycling gold medal at Anna Meares Velodrome. Read More »

Trump hits Manchin over tax bill vote at West Virginia event

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Here is a summary of the president's other head-spinning remarks. Along with some of the state's premier politicians, Trump was also joined at the table by representatives of three West Virginia companies and three West Virginia families who received a windfall from the tax cut, according to a press handout from the White House. Read More »

USA places sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs, 12 companies

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The targets of the new sanctions announced on Friday include senior Russian government officials , business tycoons close to President Vladimir Putin , and companies. Suleiman Kerimov , a member of the Russian Federation Council, who was detained in France in November, allegedly carrying 20m euro ($24.5m) in suitcases. Read More »

Russian Federation says 1100 have evacuated rebel stronghold Ghouta

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Jaish al-Islam, which has been defending Douma against an offensive by Russian-backed Syrian government forces, has not confirmed the agreement with the government. A two-year-old Syrian baby named Kasim Kahveci from Eastern Ghouta, whose face was ruined in an attack by Assad regime forces, arrived in Turkey on Wednesday to receive medical treatment, according to Turkish Red Crescent official. Read More »

NY Officials Denounce Trump 2020 Census Immigration Question

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Schneiderman says an undercount threatens billions in federal funding for NY and fair representation in Congress and the Electoral College. "This maneuver will not withstand constitutional scrutiny", he said. The wiser heads at the Census Bureau at the time understood that even if the respondent was born in the U.S.to citizen parents, many still had a fear of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and would not participate. Read More »

Migrant caravan drops plan to travel to US-Mexico border

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The letter, signed by Senate President Ernesto Cordero, called on the Mexican government to suspend bilateral cooperation in immigration matters and the fight against organised crime until "Trump behaves with civility and shows respect to Mexico". Read More »

Central AL Forecast: Cold Thursday Start, Storms Friday/Weekend

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I am bumping up the coverage to 50% but keeping the chance for severe storms along the Gulf Coast. Temperatures are upside down on Saturday - we'll begin the day in the mid to upper 60s, but as the front swings through, temperatures will drop into the 50s during the afternoon. Read More »

German court orders Carles Puigdemont's release on bail

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Judges "believe that in regard to the allegation of rebellion, extradition is illegal" as Puigdemont was not personally involved in violent acts during a referendum on Catalan independence last October, making his actions not punishable under German law, they said in a statement. Read More »

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Southern California Coast

VIDEO: ABC7 Quake Cam captures 5.3-magnitude quake Following the quake, the Los Angeles Fire Department went into natural disaster mode to survey the greater Los Angeles area. Sara Almeron, a worker at Manhattan Bagel in Woodland Hills, said she felt an quake as she was talking to co-workers. He advised residents of Ventura County to visit VCreadysetgo.org and be prepared for other incidents. Read More »

Colorado State University releases forecast for upcoming hurricane season

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The annual study, which started in 1984, produced a variety of interesting stats for the upcoming season, including the probability of major hurricanes making landfall. On September 10, Hurricane Irma hit Florida, eventually cutting power to more than 7.7 million homes and businesses, about 73% of the states' load, and it also affected power customers in Alabama and Georgia. Read More »

Trump pushes Republicans to use 'nuclear option' on border

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DACA allows about 800,000 youths brought to the United States before they were 16 to receive a renewable two-year work permit and protection against deportation. In a flurry of Easter tweets, Trump reversed his February claim that Republicans haven't forgotten young immigrants brought to the USA illegally by their parents and were working hard to pass legislation regarding their temporary status. Read More »

Crew Members Presumed Dead After Marine Corps Helicopter Crashes Near El Centro

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The CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter, part of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, went down in Plaster City, California about 2.30pm Pacific Time on Tuesday. The names of the dead were withheld pending notification of their families, which typically takes about 24 hours. Last October, a CH-53E helicopter crashed and burned in Okinawa but nobody was injured. Read More »