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Former 'Bachlelor' Chris Soules charged with felony in fatal crash

He reportedly called 911 after the crash and checked the victim's pulse before leaving the scene, according to authorities. The tractor driver was taken to a hospital, but he was not able to survive his injuries. The firm plans to issue a statement later Thursday, which would be the first word from Soules' defense since the crash Monday night in northern Iowa.

Prominent firm to defend 'Bachelor' star in Iowa crash case

This time, Soules made a distressed call to 911 before fleeing the scene. Soules responds "yes" over and over as the operator asks about the man, including whether he was thrown into "a ditch" as a result of the accident. Today, Radar Online is reporting that authorities in Soules' Iowa hometown are investigating the accident as a criminal matter and have not ruled out the possibility that alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Fields begin to dry out as planting season is in full swing

Winter wheat condition rated 4 percent very poor, 12 poor, 32 fair, 45 good, and 7 excellent. Four percent of the soybeans were planted there versus the 1% average. "The state continued to receive some rain, with eastern counties receiving 1 to 2 in". The additional moisture continued to aid wheat development.

Commerce Department Orders 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber Imports

Trump's White House acknowledged the two leaders discussed Canadian lumber and the dairy trade in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. However, Trudeau's office was less positive in its assessment of the conversation with Trump, during which the PM "refuted the baseless allegations by the US Department of Commerce and the decision to impose unfair duties", Efe news reported.

Indian vice president visits Armenian Genocide memorial in Yerevan

India and Armenia on Tuesday signed three agreements after Vice President Hamid Ansari held a bilateral meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan in Yerevan. "We are obliged to adopt the universal values", he added. It aims to strengthen bilateral scientific and technological cooperation in the field of agriculture.

Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 in EPL

Because against United we lost three points and then you had to prepare (for) a semi-final against Tottenham. He's very important for us. Whatever Antonio Conte said to his players in the dressing room proved effective as the team emerged from the half-time break more determined and decisive.

Sharks' Joe Thornton played 4 playoff games with a torn ACL, MCL

Actually, they probably have until Wednesday or Thursday, depending whether any of the other series go seven, before they play Game 1 in Anaheim. In the last two, he was on the ice for 22:08 and 22:01. Former Anaheim Duck Patrick Maroon thinks the Oilers just need to pick up where they left off against San Jose and they'll be fine. Just one trip to the finals over the last 14 years.

Syrian Kurds seek US-led coalition air cover

Ayrault, who had said a week before that he had proof that the regime was behind the attack, said the analysis of samples taken at the scene of the attack showed "there is no doubt that sarin gas was used" and that "there is also no doubt about the responsibility of the Syrian regime given the way that the sarin used was produced".

Venezuela death toll hits 29, protesters battle security forces

On Monday, three other protesters were killed during nationwide protests by opponents calling for elections to remove Maduro from office. The wave of protests since early April against socialist President Nicolas Maduro have sparked Venezuela's worst violence since 2014.

Nasdaq ends above 6000 for first time as USA stocks rally again

Nine of the 11 major S&P 500 sectors were higher, with materials and financials in the lead. The Nasdaq Composite is up around 12% year to date. "If the economy is going to heat up, you want to be in an area that can keep up", said Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist and senior portfolio manager at Boston Private Wealth.

Trump and Trumble: Australian PM to meet US President

The New York trip follows Mr Turnbull's pre-Anzac Day visit to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he met US Defence Secretary James Mattis. During his visit to Australia at the weekend US Vice-President Mike Pence briefed Turnbull on the new administration's defence and foreign policy assessments, as tensions ramp up with North Korea.

Saudi King appoints his son ambassador to the U.S

He replaces Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki as the envoy to Washington. A national security center was established under the royal court and Ibrahim al-Omar was named governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), an agency managing foreign investment in the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia restores civil service and military allowances

Saudi Arabian stocks advanced the most this month on optimism consumer spending will increase after King Salman restored bonuses and allowances for state employees. Prince Khaled, the new ambassador, is an air force pilot who flew missions as part of that anti-Daesh coalition, said Salman Al Ansari, president of the Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee.

Yogendra bowls googly to Kejriwal before MCD polls

The BJP, which now rules the MCD and all its three arms, is looking to retain power in the civic body, while the AAP is trying hard to wrest power from the Amit Shah-led party. There are many voters, who voted for the historic change in 2015, but this time they are going back to the BJP, Yogendra Yadav said. Summary: In the first attack on Lt Governor Anil Baijal since he assumed office on December 31, 2016, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday claimed that the L-G fired a ...

Canada police charge woman with smuggling refugees from US

The nine, who RCMP say are from West Africa, were safely transferred into the custody of the Canadian Border Services Agency and have all since claimed refugee status. Intended as a slam at U.S. President Donald Trump's temporary immigration and refugee ban, Trudeau's foolish virtue-signalling has caused Canada's border agency problems ever since.

Trump says 'no deal' was made for charity worker

Details of their arrival were first reported by The Washington Post . Egypt had never produced evidence of a crime in the case of Hijazi and Hassanein and had delayed their trial several times. A statement from Sisi's office said Egypt was keen "on further advancing bilateral relations under the new American administration". After that meeting came a break in the Hijazi case, and most analysts see a direct link between the two.

Apple Might Be Preparing to Overhaul the iPhone

Apple is using Sony cameras for the new iPhone , and it's looking into adding augmented reality and depth-of-field features to the camera systems. Interestingly, Apple might also scrap the iconic home button in favor of on-screen keys à la Samsung Galaxy S8.

Islamic State attacked Iraq forces "with chemical weapons"

A member of the Iraqi forces carries a rocket launcher on his back in the old city of Mosul on April 16, 2017. Nearly half a million civilians have fled Mosul since the start of a massive operation by US-backed Iraqi forces to retake the city from Islamic State militants.

Huge iceberg towers over Canadian town

Residents view the first iceberg of the season as it passes the South Shore. Passersby have begun to crowd Newfoundland's coastal streets for a photo opp with the large iceberg, as the potential exists for more glacier pieces to appear in the coming weeks and months.

Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

Pence arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday for a two-day visit, after wrapping up a three-day trip to South Korea, including a visit to the Demilitarised Zone between North and South Korea. North Korea poses the "most unsafe and urgent threat" to the Asia-Pacific region, visiting Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday aboard a USA aircraft carrier stationed in Japan.

Japan says differences with US on economic talks

A ship bell signaled his arrival Wednesday morning on the USS Ronald Reagan at the U.S. Yokosuka naval base south of Tokyo. The president has signed an executive order for slashing trade deficits, and the White House has indicated its belief that the United States need not be bound by worldwide rules if they undermine America's interests.

NCAA expected to announce tournament host sites today

I think for sure they'll bring some of their championships here. "We value all of our partners in North Carolina and appreciate their support and cooperation". North Carolina has since repealed the bill, but has replaced it with HB142, which critics find equally discriminatory. By rewarding North Carolina with championship games, the NCAA has undermined its credibility and is sending a risky message to lawmakers across the country who are targeting LGBTQ people with discriminatory state ...

Here's how the H-1B visa program works

Mr Trump will direct the departments of State, Justice, Homeland Security and Labour to propose reforms to the scheme, which allows American employers to bring foreign workers to fill U.S. Why shouldn't we try and hire American workers as much as possible, and yes, buy American products as much as we can? "The Justice Department will not tolerate employers misusing the H-1B visa process to discriminate against U.S.

5 things to know about Tax Day: Refunds are up, audits down

From Seattle to the District of Columbia, protesters gathered in cities throughout the country Saturday calling on Trump to release his personal tax returns as part of a nationwide Tax March. In West Palm Beach, some of those marching said they'd taken part in protests nearly every weekend since Trump was sworn in. But the audits have nothing to do with whether Trump can release his returns.

Daesh car-bomb attack kills 16 in W. Mosul: Iraqi army

Iraqi forces forced Islamic State out of the eastern side of the city in January. A member of the Iraqi forces takes position by an armored vehicle in the Old City of Mosul on April 16, 2017, during an offensive to recapture the city from Takfiri Daesh militants.

Japan protests N. Korean missile test attempt

EARLIER: AS North Korea held a huge parade for the 105th anniversary of founder Kim Il Sung, his grandson Kim Jong-un has threatened "nuclear justice". Under his watch, North Korea has aggressively pursued a goal of putting a nuclear warhead on an ICBM capable of reaching the USA mainland. "He's making a big mistake".

Japan PM: NKorea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

In addition, the country will commemorate the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Kim Il-sung, on Saturday and the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army on April 25. Abe cited Syria, where dozens of people died recently in an alleged sarin nerve gas attack, as an example that Japan should take seriously, stressing the need to strengthen its deterrence against the North.

US National Security Adviser Arrives in Afghanistan Days after MOAB Strike

The Prime Minister reaffirmed his commitment to a peaceful neighbourhood and apprised the US NSA of the steps taken by Pakistan to reach out to both India and Afghanistan, the statement said. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed hope that the new US administration might mediate between Pakistan and longtime foe India over the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir.

Palestinian prisoners just launched a mass hunger strike

The strike has been called for by prominent Palestinian prisoner and leader Marwan Barghouti , who is now serving a life sentence over his role in the second Palestinian intifada - or uprising. Ahmed, who said he'd been arrested seven times in total, has spent a cumulative five and a half years in an Israeli prison-but has only had one family visit in that time.

Trump stops short of labeling China, Germany currency manipulators

Now, in what amounts to an epic reversal, Trump has shifted on each of those campaign positions. On the campaign trail, Trump had called North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "obsolete". The Opposition Democratic party leaders slammed Trump Administration for going back on its poll promise. "Unfortunately the President's failure to name China a currency manipulator is symptomatic of a lack of real , tough action on trade against China", Sen.