by | April 08, 2018 | 14:05

A reporter for Lebanon's Al-Manar TV embedded with Syrian troops near Douma said government forces advanced toward Douma from the towns of Misraba and Madiara that were recently captured by troops. Syrian government forces and rebels intensified their attacks on Damascus and its outskirts on Saturday as the government pressed on with a military offensive to retake the last opposition pocket near the capital.

by | April 08, 2018 | 13:45

Eight of Deripaska's companies, including EN+ and Rusal, were named on the sanctions list. He said Moscow "engages in a range of malign activity around the globe, including continuing to occupy Crimea and instigate violence in Eastern Ukraine , supplying the Assad regime with material and weaponry as they bomb their own civilians, attempting to subvert Western democracies, and malicious cyber activities".

by | April 08, 2018 | 13:39

In his speech during an event to mark the 38th Foundation Day of the BJP, Shah had said on Friday that the Opposition was like traditional rivals like cats and dogs, snakes and mongoose, which were forced to come together against the deluge that was Narendra Modi .

by | April 08, 2018 | 12:51

Israel says numerous dead were militants and that Hamas , which is designated a terrorist organization by the West, is using the protests as cover to launch attacks along the border and ignite the area, while putting Gaza's civilians at risk.

by | April 08, 2018 | 12:05

CNN said that officials from the United States and North Korea have spoken several times and even met in a third country, with the first intention being on deciding a date to hold the talks. Officials said the current target is late May or even June. Usually, the State Department would handle the diplomatic matter. Trump and Kim were expected to meet by the end of May following talks between South Korean President Moon Jae In and Kim in late April.

by | April 08, 2018 | 12:01

President Donald Trump's Republican Party base, particularly among farmers in Iowa, Ohio and MI - top soya bean producing states. The latest sell-off comes mere hours after President Donald Trump said he was considering another wave of tariffs on China imports, to the tune of $100 billion.

by | April 08, 2018 | 10:19

Abbasi also invited President Ghani to visit Pakistan. Afghanistan's Foreign Affairs Ministry on April 5 charged that Pakistani jets dropped four bombs in Kunar's Dangam district but made no mention of casualties. In a statement, its foreign affairs ministry said Pakistan's security forces were countering militant groups based in Afghanistan that launch attacks across the border.

by | April 08, 2018 | 09:27

She was immediately transported to a hospital and reportedly lived long enough for doctors to deliver her baby. It's believed they were in another room at the time. Maria said: "She (the woman with the knife) was not paying attention to what I was doing". The 60-year-old then snapped a selfie of herself with the knife to her throat and sent it to the therapist who alerted the police.

by | April 08, 2018 | 09:28

Michelle Straschnitzki, who lives in Airdrie, said her 18-year-old son, Ryan, had been taken to a hospital in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Gallagher said he and each of his Canadiens teammates pledged to a GoFundMe page set up late Friday as news of the incident spread to hockey communities North America.

by | April 08, 2018 | 09:17

Sunday is going to be a bit breezy too as southeast winds gust over 30 miles per hour at times. High tide will be at 2.53am and 3.18pm, while low tide will be at 9.36am and 9.06pm. The wind chill only let us feel like we were in the lower 30's at the warmest part of the day. Another system looks to push in by the end of the week cooling us back down again.

by | April 08, 2018 | 09:08

Donald Trump attends the 101st Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 25th, 2015 in Washington , DC. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in 2016. This year, Michelle Wolf , a stand-up comic and frequent contributor to "The Daily Show With Trevor Noah ", will be the featured comedian at the event.

by | April 08, 2018 | 08:50

The deadly crash occurred around 5pm Friday on Highway 35 in Saskatchewan, about 150 miles northeast of Saskatoon, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. resident. "This was either personal because you knew someone or personal because you could really relate to it". Shock and disbelief switched to sorrow and grief once the magnitude of the Humboldt Broncos' bus crash was realized and names of the victims revealed.

by | April 08, 2018 | 07:54

The Syrian army on Saturday said it stormed the frontlines of the Islam Army in the Douma from farmlands east of Douma amid a state of collapse and chaos among the militant group. Eastern Ghouta has been besieged by forces loyal to al-Assad for more than four years. The retaking of Jap Ghouta would mark a critical milestone in President Bashar al-Assad's efforts to regain administration of territory seized by rebel factions all through Syria's seven-year civil wrestle.

by | April 08, 2018 | 06:55

There were 29 people on the bus, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. Derek Patter, one of the players who survived the crash, was photographed holding hands with two other players in the hospital. Tributes poured in online for father of two young sons who was described as an wonderful mentor to players. "We just opened our building here with food and drinks ...

by | April 08, 2018 | 06:32

Rebels have repeatedly fired shells from Eastern Ghouta at government-controlled areas in and around Damascus, the seat of power for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. They included fighters from the Faylaq al-Rahman and Ahrar al-Sham rebel groups, their families and other residents. Rami Abdurrahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 42 airstrikes on Friday afternoon killed 25 people, including five children.

by | April 08, 2018 | 06:05

The areas mainly impacted by this winter weather will be those along the Kentucky Ohio river border counties. Expect highs to reach the upper 50s, which is right where we should be this time of the year. I want to end this discussion on a positive note and highs could be in the 70's by the end of next week. We'll have a dry Sunday . High pressure will slide east off the coast for Monday making for a dry start to the day but increasing clouds.

by | April 08, 2018 | 05:59

Thd driver of the bus called police about 3:30 a.m., Rockford Police Chief Dan O'Shea told the newspaper. Officers from the Rockford Police Department found three people on a private charter bus who had been shot to death, according to a news release from the agency.

by | April 08, 2018 | 05:53

Facebook did not give a timeframe of when to expect the Unsend feature to be available to all users. It'll take some time for it to get ready, but in the meanwhile, the firm is promising not to delete any executive's communications. The sudden disappearance of messages did not go well with its users, with some considering it as a breach of trust, while some even questioning if Zuckerberg had something to hide.

by | April 08, 2018 | 05:31

He said Novichok - the nerve agent used in the poisoning - was "not copyrighted by Russia, in spite of the obviously Russian name" and was developed in many countries. Dr. Christine Blanshard, the medical director at Salisbury District Hospital, told reporters that Skripal is "responding well to treatment". "Any speculation on when that date will be just that - speculation".

by | April 08, 2018 | 05:16

Some of the items had meth residue, police said. Police are not identifying the victims at this time. The woman then screamed and fell to the ground. Police say 60-year-old Donald Collins was shot and taken to the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center and later transferred to St. John's in Tulsa for surgery.

by | April 08, 2018 | 04:44

The suspect is accused of killing the victim sometime late Tuesday or early Wednesday and then hiding the body, which has yet to be recovered. During the search, investigators were hopeful that Joe Clyde would turn up alive, as a passerby reported seeing a boy walking near Garners Creek Road early Wednesday morning, and a footprint was discovered near a creek Friday about three miles south of where the boy was reported missing.

by | April 08, 2018 | 03:29

The fresh sanctions are the latest step by the U.S. against Russia following the poisoning of a former Russian spy in England, interference in the USA 2016 election and a cyber-attack. USA officials confirmed that their action against the oligarchs was in part related to Russia's alleged interference in the United States vote, but stressed the broader nature of their concerns.

by | April 08, 2018 | 02:59

Daytime temps will be trapped in the 30s and 40s, despite those pretty skies. Even though it is April, it can still get cold. For some context, our average high temperature for this time of the year is climbing. One issue is that north winds should remain significant enough to keep frost from forming but this may be of little help compared to the deep cold. Cool weather along with showery conditions will stick around through Wednesday , with warm weather moving in by the end of next week.

by | April 08, 2018 | 03:00

On the other side, the Tamil Nadu government filed a "contempt" petition against the Centre for not adhering to what the court had said. The protesters holding flags raised slogans. With the top court's verdict, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Union Territory of Puducherry would be annually entitled to 404.25 tmcft, 284.75 tmcft, 30 tmcft and 7 tmcft of Cauvery water respectively, out of the total of 740 tmcft.

by | April 08, 2018 | 02:30

The fire involved two units in the building, according to Fox 5 News. The fire was apparently contained to just the 50th floor , but the building was evacuated. Eric Trump tweeted as well, thanking first responders. They initially had called it a 2-alarm fire . One firefighter sustained minor injuries when debris fell on him.

by | April 08, 2018 | 02:15

Norman reportedly pulled out his loaded, personal.38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun Friday and laid it on the table at a diner where he was meeting with his constituents in Rock Hill, per CNN . Lori Freeman, one of the volunteers who attended the discussion, said she felt unsafe after Norman insisted that he bring out his loaded gun. "Mental health, and more importantly, a lack of morality is the driving force behind this epidemic", Norman said.

by | April 08, 2018 | 00:47

It began investigations into the deal the following day. Singapore's competition watchdog said Uber will delay the ride-hailing app's shutdown in the city-state by a week to April 15. "We've had productive discussions on our alternative proposals, which more appropriately address the CCCS' objectives during this interim period, and which takes into account our role in Singapore's vibrant point-to-point transport industry and how Grab serves commuters and drivers", the statement said.

by | April 08, 2018 | 00:23

The measures were taken under a United States law passed to punish Russian Federation for its alleged bid to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, engage in cyber-warfare and intervene in Ukraine and Syria . "Of course, we will not abandon the current and any new anti-Russian attack without a tough response, but first of all we would like to advise Washington to get rid of illusions that it can spek with us in the language of sanctions", the message says.

by | April 08, 2018 | 00:13

For example, the targeting of Russia's lucrative state arms exporter, Rosoboroneksport, could complicate its ability to sell weapons to clients such as the Syrian government. "Elites are not immune from accountability from the actions of the Russian government", a USA official said, adding that Russian oligarchs should use their position of influence to "put an end to this cycle of destabilizing Russian activity around the globe".

by | April 07, 2018 | 23:44

A Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja , a photographer with the Gaza-based Ain Media agency, who was shot by the Israeli Army in the stomach succumbed to his injuries. Weeks of border protests have been called to demand the return of Palestinians to land they were forced from or fled after the founding of Israel 70 years ago.

by | April 07, 2018 | 23:04

Park, who was also fined 18bn won (£12m, $17m), faced a string of corruption charges. It was alleged in the trial that Park, 66, colluded with a friend, Choi Soon-sil, and a former presidential aide, in pressuring big businesses to donate to two foundations set up to back her policy initiatives.

by | April 07, 2018 | 22:50

The sanctions come weeks after the poisoning of the former double agent, Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom, which lead to a worldwide diplomatic backlash against Russia with more than 100 Russian diplomats expelled from countries across the globe in response.

by | April 07, 2018 | 22:52

Facebook said it learned of the violation in 2015 and was told by all parties the data was deleted but that it later learned that those assurances may have been false. "We have a responsibility to protect people's data". "We are as focused as we know how to be be now, and I think taking very assertive steps in all of these areas".

by | April 07, 2018 | 22:40

But in a statement it accused Russian Federation of employing a "diversionary tactic" and refusing to "engage constructively" and answer questions about the attack. Viktoria Skripal later told the BBC she did not have enough money in her bank account to satisfy the visa requirements. Doctors at Salisbury District Hospital said on April 6 that the 66-year-old Sergei Skripal was "improving rapidly and is no longer in a critical condition".

by | April 07, 2018 | 22:24

Acting senior commander, Todd Royner, issued a statement calling the tragedy a day of sadness for the 101st airborne. "Our thoughts and prayer are with the families during this hard time". The marines were later identified as Capt. Samuel A. Schultz, 28, of Huntington Valley, PA, First Lt. Samuel D. Phillips, 27, of Pinehurst, NC, Gunnery Sgt.