Wednesday April 26-th, 2017

EU Council Chief: Brexit Talks to Prove Difficult, 'Confrontational EU Council Chief: Brexit Talks to Prove Difficult, 'Confrontational

British Prime Minister Theresa May had in her letter triggering the two-year exit process on Wednesday called for talks on the divorce and a future deal to run in parallel as soon as negotiations start. The EU guidelines make clear there can be no ta...

USA attack on Syria could send North Korea clear message USA attack on Syria could send North Korea clear message

The North called the USA action in Syria "absolutely unpardonable" and said it proves that its nuclear weapons are justified to protect the country against Washington's "evermore reckless moves for a war". Furthermore, there is evidence that Nort...

South Africans protest Zuma as country downgraded to junk South Africans protest Zuma as country downgraded to junk

As thousands of South Africans protest around the country calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down or be recalled, the country's economic prospects have been downgraded to junk by Fitch , becoming the second ratings agency to do so in four days...

Sen. Warner Participates in Hearing Investigating Russian Meddling Sen. Warner Participates in Hearing Investigating Russian Meddling

Warner, a Democrat, also alleged Russian news organisations such as RT and Sputnik "produced and peddled" disinformation to American audiences in hopes of damaging former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who was seen as the frontrunner in the 2016...

One killed in US mall shooting One killed in US mall shooting

Another person was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said his shooting victims were taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, but their conditions were not known. The shooting at the Equinox gym shuttered the Shops at Merrick Pa...

This news anchor reads out breaking news of her husband's death This news anchor reads out breaking news of her husband's death

During the news bulletin, a reporter called in from the site to talk about the details of the accident, which involved a Renault Duster at Pithara in Mahasamund district. Kaur, who hails from the steel city of Bhilai, has been working as news anchor ...

Republicans on Obamacare repeal: 'We're going to get it done' Republicans on Obamacare repeal: 'We're going to get it done'

The Freedom Caucus and the groups Trump mentioned opposed a House GOP healthcare bill that leaders pulled Friday after concluding that it did not have enough Republican support to pass. On Sunday morning, Ryan's advisers told NBC News that was merely...

China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit

Xi stopped in Alaska for a refuelling stop following his meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday in Florida, reported Alaska Dispatch News. After meeting with China's President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, President Trump said that China "will b...

New Jersey halts payments to Amtrak after train derailments

The same day the heads of NJ Transit and the Long Island Rail Road criticized Amtrak for the time it has taken to restore full service, Christie wrote a letter saying he had directed NJ Transit to withhold funds it normally pays Amtrak for mainte...

Fowler rides fast start to soar into Masters contention Fowler rides fast start to soar into Masters contention

Then on the sixth hole the putts he made on Thursday he started missing: 17, 5, 2, 7 and 2 feet, all led to bogeys. Late afternoon starters in the pack on 71 included England's Justin Rose, the reigning Olympic champion and 2013 US Open victor, and...

Judge denies request to delay hearing on Baltimore police

Bredar, a former federal public defender overseeing the pending agreement, pointed out that the United States government had already signed it following an extensive civil rights investigation into Baltimore's police force. Attorney General Jeff Sess...

Japan to extend unilateral sanctions against North Korea

He did not elaborate on the progress or the problems. Some weapons experts have said that North Korea could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental US within a few years. North Korea first took the lead with Su...

SpaceX successfully reuses Falcon 9 first stage

ET, the "flight-proven" Falcon 9 rocket will take off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Roughly 10 minutes later, the Falcon 9 made its second visit to " Of Course I Still Love You " off the coast of Florida, landing right...

2 inmates charged with killing 4 in South Carolina prison 2 inmates charged with killing 4 in South Carolina prison

Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling told The Associated Press, the inmates were found at Kirkland Correctional Institution in the capital city. Because of the ongoing investigation, Stirling would not talk about whether prison policies ...

UN Secretary General starts official visit to Iraq UN Secretary General starts official visit to Iraq

And UN chief Antonio Guterres, who is visiting Iraq, has called for protection of civilians to be the "absolute priority". Guterres was to meet top Iraqi officials including Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi in Baghdad before flying to Arbil, the ca...

Japan extends North Korea sanctions Japan extends North Korea sanctions

The following is a timeline of North's Korea's nuclear and missile tests. The hardened United States stance followed recent North Korean missile launches that Pyongyang described as practice for an attack on USA bases in Japan. "This administrati...

Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

Dallas officials said they are collaborating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to create a wireless alert system that would circulate messages to every cell phone in the area in the event of a real emergency. The city is also working to...

Jury in Aaron Hernandez trial sent home for day Jury in Aaron Hernandez trial sent home for day

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez and defense attorney Charles Rankin wait in the courtroom during the jury deliberation in his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts, April 10, 2015. Defense attorney Jose Bae...

Malusi Gigaba: Need to 'radically transform economy' Malusi Gigaba: Need to 'radically transform economy'

Ramatlhodi said ANC leaders were no longer in charge of the organisation. "While we may not always fully agree with what often seems to be his over-consultations, which are often betrayed through media briefings, and his willingness to compromise, ...

Tyler Ennis scores 19 points, Lakers top Spurs 102-95 Tyler Ennis scores 19 points, Lakers top Spurs 102-95

Now, 3-4 isn't anything to be proud of, but when your'e the 2016-2017 Lakers, that 42.8 win % is very high when considering that their season winning percentage sits at an abysmal 29.5%. Los Angeles had four players in double-figure scoring by the en...

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