Tuesday May 23-rd, 2017

Mudslides triggered by storm claim 18 lives in eastern Mexico

Six people died in landslides in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz as what had been Tropical Storm Earl dumped heavy rains on the region, authorities said Saturday. Gutierrez Carlin said 15 waterways - mostly streams and creeks - had overwhelmed ...

'Scary Lucy' no more: Town reveals new Lucille Ball statue

The new statue was unveiled on what would have been Ball's 105th birthday. The statue is standing on a replica of Lucille Ball's Hollywood Walk of Fame star. It depicts Lucille Ball wearing her iconic polka dot dress, shows her smiling a big ...

24 treated for overdoses at Ohio rap concert

No arrests have been made and the incident remains under investigation. Fox News reported that on Saturday, a man threw bags of candy into the crowd at the EST 2016 rap festival, according to authorities. Butler is about an hour drive northeast of ...

Turkey issues arrest warrant for Fethullah Gulen

The US has said it will only turn over Gulen if Turkey provides direct evidence linking the 75-year-old cleric to last month's failed coup attempt that left at least 230 people dead. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said Washington would cons...

Athagarh Rape Case: Police Arrests Driver, Conductor of Private Bus Athagarh Rape Case: Police Arrests Driver, Conductor of Private Bus

According to sources, police conducted a massive manhunt in and around Athagarh as it progressed with its investigation process and zeroed in on abduction, rape and murder of the girl. They had a fight as the girl again asked him to marry her. Later ...

Prince estate administrator denies plan to sell Paisley Park Prince estate administrator denies plan to sell Paisley Park

TMZ adds that several of Prince's family members are against these plans and "will do everything they can to block the administrators". Prince's some 20 properties are valued at $28 million, according to AP. "He was all about the fans - this w...

Shekau says he leads Boko Haram, not IS-appointed successor

He described the claim by the sect as "another cheap propaganda". The message was Shekau's first public pronouncement in a year, and suggests ideological differences within the Boko Haram hierarchy. "We will never cause any discord among the peop...

Man shot and killed in Beaver Dam standoff Man shot and killed in Beaver Dam standoff

Police say they tried negotiating with the suspect for about two hours to resolve the situation peacefully, but he shot at a Dodge County Sheriff's deputy. The deputy wasn't hurt but was immediately placed on leave, standard policy in an officer-invo...

What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement where he wished the Canadian team good luck at the 2016 Olympic Games. The IOC recently rejected calls from anti-doping organisations to ban Russia's entire team following a report by a World Ant...

Black Lives Matter protest blocks Heathrow airport access

Protests have taken place to mark the fifth anniversary of the death of Mark Duggan, whose death sparked the London riots when she was shot by police. Five more people were arrested in Birmingham, Britain's second-most populous city, after blocking t...

Sushma Swaraj: Saudi king steps in to resolve Indians' crisis

Regarding the dues of workers, the minister said: "Every worker will file their claim with the labour office, and the claims will be settled even after they come back". "I am thankful to the Saudi government for the very positive attitude and magnani...

West Indies fights back against India on final day

At lunch on the final day, the hosts were 215 for five in their second innings - only 89 runs away from avoiding an innings defeat and making India bat again. "This is a marvelous performance from this young team". With scores of 16,31, 5 and 1 in hi...

Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states

North Carolina is considered a state that is up for grabs. During oral arguments, Judges James Wynn and Henry Floyd remarked on the timing of the changes, and on comments from a state senator who said lawmakers were no longer restrained by the "...

Hillary Clinton: 'I May Have Short Circuited' on Email Answer Hillary Clinton: 'I May Have Short Circuited' on Email Answer

Comey did not in fact call Clinton's testimony truthful, but contradicted a number of Clinton's public statements regarding classified emails on her private email server. Clinton also noted that the three emails that Comey said were mar...

The Bachelorette's Luke Pell Opens Up: 'I Still Love JoJo'

While the first suitor was extremely "smooth", getting Fletcher' mom Soraya flowers and gifts for the rest, he did not come across as "loyal" to her family. Again, I'm left asking myself, "Does he have staying power?" As for Chase's date? "I am...

Swansea West Labour backs Jeremy Corbyn in leadership challenge

Britain's opposition Labour Party would face Armageddon if it were to split following its bitter leadership contest, the party's top individual donor said on Tuesday. Don't bet on a "semi-split". "This is a plea for unity from the party to get behi...

German officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks German officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks

Plate told reporters that the first deportation notice was issued on December 22, 2014, but it wasn't clear why he hadn't been deported then. He was soon to be deported to Bulgaria, according to reports. Since the attacker who carried out the explo...

Cal Fire: Soberanes Fire began with illegal campfire Cal Fire: Soberanes Fire began with illegal campfire

A bulldozer operator who was fighting the fire on the front lines was killed last week when his vehicle rolled over. Fire personnel battling the blaze have been able to draw containment lines - a measure of how much of its perimeter has been cleare...

Chemical gas attack kills 7 in Syria's Aleppo Chemical gas attack kills 7 in Syria's Aleppo

We've been expecting terrorists to use weapons of this kind", a doctor at the Aleppo hospital said. The global war against the Islamic State group continues to be the priority for foreign governments involved in Syria. "This battle, the outcome o...

High Court Temporarily Blocks Transgender Student From Using Male Bathroom

The Alliance Defending Freedom, which filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the three-judge panel's ruling , praised the stay in an email statement Wednesday. The Associated Press is repor...

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