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US, Britain, France bomb Syria

A chemical weapons storage facility, located west of Homs. The army said almost 110 missiles hit targets in the capital Damascus and other areas, and air defence systems brought a lot of them down. Following the announcement, the United States said strikes had been launched at 9pm EST (2am BST) and had destroyed important infrastructure at three sites connected to the Syrian regime's chemical weapons programme. Read More »

Germany, Brazil and Belgium Top Updated 2018 Men's FIFA Rankings

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Nigeria also displaced Cameroon at sixth place in Africa, trailing Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, Morocco and Egypt who occupy the first five places in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings. Vietnam remains the top Southeast Asian nation at 103rd in the world, while Iran is the top-ranked nation in the Asian Football Confederation. There was no improvement for the Eagles' 2018 Group D World Cup opponents as they all dropped places. Read More »

BJP treating Kathua, Unnao cases in religious, community perspective: Congress

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He also said that was not a full meal that we were feasting on. Hitting out at the Congress for communalising the Kathua rape and murder of the eight-year-old girl, Lekhi said: "You see their (Congress) plan, first shout minority minority, then Dalit Dalit, and now women women, and then try to somehow fix blame of state issues on the Centre". Read More »

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens accused of unwanted sexual advances

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Kehoe said the report's allegations show Greitens has lost the "moral authority and the ability to lead". Missouri Governor Eric Greitens looks in a police booking photograph in St. After taking her keys, searching her purse, and patting her down, he said he wanted to show her a workout and invited her to change into an outfit he'd put out for her - men's pajama trousers and a t-shirt with a slit cut at the top. Read More »

New research finds link between concussion and dementia

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Suffering a traumatic brain injury from a blow to the head boosted dementia risk by 24 percent in a Danish study group of almost three million people, researchers said Wednesday. "TBI was associated with an increased risk of dementia both compared with people without a history of TBI and with people with non-TBI trauma", the authors write. Read More »

When will Kate Middleton be admitted to hospital?

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A FLURRY of activity has been taking place at the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth. As St. Mary's has been the birth place for Kate's other children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte , it's clear that the medical center is well underway with its preparations for the latest royal arrival . Read More »

France, Saudi Arabia agree on need to curb Iranian 'expansionism'

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Macron said the two countries had tactical differences on how to deal with the Iran nuclear deal, but they agreed on the need to curb Tehran's regional expansionism, and France refused to accept its ballistic attacks on Saudi Arabia. Just last November, Hariri surprised the world by tendering his resignation on live television from Riyadh, apparently under pressure from Prince Mohammed. Read More »

Russian Federation softball picks up big win

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The Wildcats got a career-high three RBI from freshman Mallory Peyton, who knows how much this game means, being from Madisonville. "We made two costly errors in the first that led to four, otherwise we're right there with the No. The Jaguars (6-4, 4-2 Valley Oak League) rallied for six runs in the second inning at Central Catholic High in Modesto on Wednesday to pick up the offensive momentum in their 15-3 win over the Central Catholic Raiders (4-8, 1-4 VOL). Read More »

Body Of Missing CDC Researcher Found, Police Confirm

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Preliminary findings show the CDC worker who went missing almost two months ago may have drowned, the Fulton County medical examiner said Thursday. "The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the body recovered in the Chattahoochee River in NW Atlanta late Tuesday to be missing CDC employee Timothy Cunningham", Atlanta police tweeted . Read More »

Little snow but heavy winds expected throughout Wednesday

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There also is a chance of snow Sunday in the Brainerd lakes area, though it is too soon to tell how much snow is expected. To the north, a swath of heavy April snow will fall from Sioux City, Iowa, to Minneapolis and into Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Traverse City, Michigan, where some areas could see six to twelve inches. Read More »

Gay dating app Grindr says it shared HIV status of users

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The app's chief security officer Bryce Case told BuzzFeed that while he would "not admit fault", the company would stop sharing the data "based on the reaction - a misunderstanding of technology - to allay people's fears". Councilmember Duran agreed, saying "I'm starting to believe that numerous young people who work for the company don't understand what we actually fought for in blood", a reference to battles waged in the past to provide health care to HIV positive people and fight ... Read More »

2 in IL dead after using fake pot; 56 cases reported statewide

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Illinois State Police and Chicago Police allegedly traced several of the cases to King Mini Mart in Lawndale, according to the Chicago Tribune . Per CNN , the over 50 cases all involve hospitalizations in and around Chicago, where complaints have ranged from bloody noses to bloody coughs, blood in urine and other startling symptoms . Read More »

Government plans to divest 76% in Air India, invites EoI

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El Al has taken legal action against the Air India, Israeli government, its Civil Aviation Administration, Transportation Minister Israel Katz, said the Israeli airline's spokesperson Ran Rahav. The NDA government's move earlier to allow FDI by foreign airlines in debt-ridden Air India upto 49 per cent was an indicator that the Government was serious about disinvestment in the loss-making cash-strapped national carrier so as to bring about fresh infusion of funds. Read More »

Kejriwal govt presents Rs 53000 crore 'green' budget for 2018-19

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In the past, the AAP government has presented an "education and health budget' and "outcome budget". The Delhi government has allocated 26% of its state budget to education this year, earmarking Rs 13997 crore in total. Rs 100 crore allocated for free WiFi scheme. Sisodia said, "1 lakh 20 thousand CCTVs will be installed in schools". "It is very unusual that the Aam Aadmi Party in every budget claimed that 1500 new buses would be added to the "Delhi Transport Corporation" fleet, 1000 ... Read More »

Trump issues a formal ban on transgender people serving in the military

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Federal judges allowed transgender service members to continue serving under the old ban and permitted transgender recruits to join the military as well. Only one exception is, that of those who declared themselves trans-gendered once Obama's policy was approved, that they would remain in the gender with which they identify themselves. Read More »

RCB captain Virat Kohli set for English county stint after IPL 2018

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A BCCI official confirmed the same. Kohli will become the first Indian to join Surrey , which has been one of the powerhouses of County Championship Division One. If the on-going reports are true the Virat will create history by becoming first-ever Indian male cricketer to join Surrey. Star Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will also play for Yorkshire, starting April 7. Read More »

TL;DR: Elgar, Morkel put South Africa ahead on attritional day

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But it could have been worse for Australia . Cricket Australia has filed a complaint with Cricket South Africa after two days of sustained abuse of players' families by fans at Newlands. He complained his team had been subjected to abuse from the crowd in the first two Tests, but it reached a crescendo in Cape Town on Friday. "What do you want me to say?" he asked. Read More »

Ola-Uber strike: MNS accuses firms of doing 'unlawful' business

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Last year, when drivers of these cab services went on a strike, commuters relying heavily on these app-based cab services were left with no choice but to pay nearly double charges to the auto drivers. A driver partner said they demand for a monthly income of Rs 105,000 guaranteed earlier, as their earning has turned to be less than Rs 30,000. Even though enterprises such as Ola and Uber have other vehicles to offer in their services such as autorickshaws or two-wheeler pillion rides, it ... Read More »

Philippines hotel fire leaves three dead

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Firemen battle a fire that engulfs the Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino. According to the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, four people, who had been critically injured during the fire, did not make it to the hospital, Xinhua reported. Read More »

Groups: Duterte can't evade accountability by quitting court

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Global organizations and actors have become increasingly concerned over alleged human rights abuses under Duterte, as security forces continue to wage war on other destabilizing groups such as communists insurgents and the Islamic State. "We are still under the (ICC) jurisdiction". He said the treaty , also known as the Rome Statute , which the Philippines signed on August 23, 2011, is not "effective nor enforceable" because it was not published in the Official Gazette . Read More »

Killing of Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Critical of Police Rattles Brazil

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Police say her auto may have been tailed several miles before the killer fired, killing Franco and her driver, leaving an aide wounded, then disappearing. "How many more will have to die for this war to end?" she posted on Twitter . The assassination made national and global headlines, as demonstrators demanded a thorough investigation into the murder and vowed to carry on Franco's human rights work. Read More »