Wednesday April 26-th, 2017

Books of condolence opened for Martin McGuinness

Former Democratic Unionist leader Mr Robinson is also expected at the funeral. Mrs O'Neill told the Assembly her heart was broken yet bursting with pride. Both extended their condolences to McGuinness family, the Sinn Fein and all the Irish people....

Pickens County flock tests positive for bird flu Pickens County flock tests positive for bird flu

The diagnosis was confirmed through Auburn University and the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa. Officials confirmed this particular strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is the same that affected a commer...

Sears: 'Substantial doubt' clouds company's future

Sears or Sears, Roebuck and Company as it was formally known has been a "fixture" in mainstream society for more than 130 years. The retailers on both sides of the border struggle with rising e-commerce and other competitive threats. The managing dir...

Prince William Visits Paris for the First Time Since Princess Diana's Death

This year is a special event for Prince William and Kate Middleton along with the rest of the Royal family, as it marks 20 years since the death of Princess Diana in a vehicle crash in the same city in 1997. He said the friendship and co-operation ...

Scandal-hit Brazil meat plants have not shipped to US: USDA

The probe, called "Carne Fraca", or "Weak Meat " uncovered evidence of Brazilian meatpackers bribing both inspectors and politicians to overlook unsanitary practices at their processing facilities, practices that including processing rotten meat and...

England won't face All Blacks this year as Barbarians confirm November fixture England won't face All Blacks this year as Barbarians confirm November fixture

Eddie Jones' team were hoping to test themselves against the world's No 1 side and there were suggestions that RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie could veto the Barbarians-New Zealand fixture at Twickenham on that date. The Barbarians have met New Zeala...

Martin McGuinness established roadmap for Irish Unity - Carthy

He had been suffering from a rare heart condition. "Martin was one of the chief architects of the Good Friday Agreement and he worked resolutely in the years that followed it in pursuit of its full implementation". Nothing happened in Derry without...

Search continues in TN Amber Alert Search continues in TN Amber Alert

Pictured is Elizabeth Thomas, the subject of a statewide AMBER Alert in Tennessee. The last time anyone in her family saw Elizabeth Thomas, it was in the early morning of March 13 when she left with a somber warning. Police said that weeks after an...

Woman Dangling From Shoelaces Discovered After Failing To Breach White House Woman Dangling From Shoelaces Discovered After Failing To Breach White House

At around 10:50 PM, the man tried to jump the security fence on 15th St., and "was up there dangling on the fence, and the Secret Service grabbed him", said Congressman Jason Chaffetz. The woman reportedly told agents she was there to speak to the pr...

How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans

The proposed cuts would have a major impact on the kind of work Meals on Wheels could perform. "We are seeing a big spike in interest and engagement on all levels", Meals on Wheels San Francisco representative Karl Robillard told BuzzFeed News....

French Minister Under Investigation for Hiring Daughters French Minister Under Investigation for Hiring Daughters

The scandal over Francois Fillon's hiring of wife and two of his children has made politicians employment of family members a hot topic that forced the conservative candidate to lose the status of the presidential favorite. The story about Le Roux's ...

White House Caught Off Guard By Nunes' Surveillance Revelations White House Caught Off Guard By Nunes' Surveillance Revelations

Obama has denied the claims made by Trump, and is said to be livid at the accusation he would wiretap Trump Tower. "The president needs to know these intelligence reports are out there and I have a duty to tell him that", Nunes said. Nunes also s...

Florida governor replaces anti-death penalty prosecutor

Rick Scott issued an executive order Thursday to remove a state prosecutor assigned to the case of an accused cop killer because she refused to seek the death penalty. She was a prosecutor in the state attorney's office for Orange and Osceola count...

Tillerson to go to Russia but will skip NATO meeting next month

The Moscow trip comes amid an investigation by US authorities over allegations of Russian cyberattacks during the presidential campaign and meetings between Russian officials and several Trump campaign officials. As president, Trump has continued to ...

Vietnam ranked 94th in world happiness report Vietnam ranked 94th in world happiness report

The Central African Republic is the least happy of the 155 countries included in the survey, according to a report in the New York Times . And only two African countries have made significant gains in happiness over the past decade. "The World H...

Ivanka Trump to get West Wing office, access to classified information Ivanka Trump to get West Wing office, access to classified information

Ivanka Trump will not receive a salary and will hold no official position, her lawyer, Jamie Gorelick, told Politico . It has also triggered debates whether there are clear boundaries between the Trump family's political and business activities.

DHS releases names of local jails that won't hold immigrants DHS releases names of local jails that won't hold immigrants

President Donald Trump established the publication of weekly lists of jurisdictions declining ICE detainers in an executive order signed earlier this year. Even so, the list says ICE has a dozen outstanding immigration detainers pending in Snohom...

North Korea Dismisses US Warning That 'Strategic Patience Is Over' North Korea Dismisses US Warning That 'Strategic Patience Is Over'

As concerns grow over North Korea's nuclear advancement, a high-level Pyongyang diplomat who defected to South Korea past year said the United States must aim to eliminate the Kim Jong Un regime. The film used images of the annual "Foal Eagle" milita...

Duterte meets human-rights champion Aung San Suu Kyi Duterte meets human-rights champion Aung San Suu Kyi

As she accepted the donation, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate underlined the spirit of solidarity among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), to which both countries belong, reported Efe news. However, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty Inte...

Turtle Named 'Bank' Dies After Ingesting 900 Coins Thrown into Her Pond Turtle Named 'Bank' Dies After Ingesting 900 Coins Thrown into Her Pond

As the Bangkok Post reported , veterinarian Nantarika Chansue told reporters that she wants this tragedy "to be an example for people in general who may wrongly that throwing coins into ponds where there are live animals brings good fortune".

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