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New strikes on Syria's rebel Douma kill 8 civilians

The Britain-based monitor said it could not confirm whether the strikes were carried out by Syrian government warplanes or those of its ally, Russia. Opposition activists said 25 people were killed in airstrikes that targeted Douma while state TV said two people were killed in the capital Damascus when rebels fired mortar shells into the city.

Indian Air Force plan to buy 110 fighter jets takes off

IAF published a Request for Information on its website on Friday seeking supply of single- and twin-seat jets to be mostly manufactured locally under the Modi government's flagship Make in India scheme. The jets should fall under the category of multi-role combat aircraft capable of carrying out roles like air superiority, air defence, air to surface operations, reconnaissance, maritime operations and air refuelling.

Chinese parents find missing daughter after 24 years

In heartwarming scenes that have gripped the world, Wang Mingqing and Liu Dengying tearfully embraced their daughter, 27-year-old Kang Ying, on Tuesday. A DNA test has since confirmed Kang Ying is Mr Wang's lost daughter. They quickly arranged for a DNA test. On Monday, Mr Wang and Kang Ying spoke for the first time via a voice messenger app, thecover.cn reported (in Chinese).

Former Catalan president, wanted by Spain, is granted bail by German court

Puigdemont was arrested on entering Germany last month on a Spanish-issued warrant. It set bail at €75,000 (US$91,710). Catalan parliament president Roger Torrent described Mr Puigdemont's conditional release as "very good news" on Twitter.

Tiger Woods Masters Tracker: Hole-By-Hole Updates For Tiger's Augusta Return

All three qualified by winning a Tour event in the previous year, but among them they have only four career Tour wins. "All those years that I've won, one part of my game has certainly stood out". 17 of 19 different winners on PGA Tour in 2017-18 season (excludes Ryan Armour/Sanderson Farms Championship and Brice Garnett/Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship).

Trump's Attacks On Amazon Are A Problem For Your 401(k)

Traders' initial takeaway was that it signaled an escalation in the trade fight between the world's two biggest economies. Furthermore, the percentage of stocks above their 50-day moving average helps determine the overall health of the market.

Scott Walker warns of Dem wave in Wisconsin

Liberal Judge Rebecca Dallet wins Wisconsin Supreme Court elections. Dallet said via Twitter that she wanted to serve her state in a big way and show her daughters that "it's important to fight with everything we have". Her win narrows the pro-Walker conservative majority on the court to 4 to 3 - and marks the first win by a liberal to an open seat since 1995. Gov.

Prince Philip to have hip surgery today

Some media reports in the United Kingdom indicated that the timing of Prince Philip's hip replacement surgery was in preparation for the activities that will be involved in the royal wedding ceremony. Opened in 1899, the Marylebone institution is favoured among senior royals, with Philip, the Queen, Prince Charles and the Queen Mother among past patients.

Robert Mueller dismisses Paul Manafort's claim of going beyond his mandate

He struck a plea deal in February. Mr Trump has not been accused of any wrongdoing. Mueller has also indicted 13 Russians for their work to influence the 2016 presidential election through online social media. Van der Zwaan's wealth and family connections were apparent as he awaited his sentence during the two-hour court appearance. "What I did was wrong".

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings

Despite the suspension of classes, anti-India protests erupted at the University of Kashmir, where many students gathered in the main campus in Srinagar and shouted slogans such as "Go India , go back" and demanded an end of Indian rule over the region.

Severe weather risk returns Tuesday

The wind advisory is in effect from noon through 10 p.m. for sustained winds up to 25 miles per hour with gusts from 40 to 45 miles per hour. They have moved up to a Moderate Risk of severe storms and tornadoes (red area on the map) from IN and OH south to northwest Mississippi.

Booing teachers pack Oklahoma House gallery

Morgan Walker, a chemistry teacher at Rockcastle County High School in Kentucky, told Mother Jones that her motivation for protesting is simple. For them, the $50 million increase in general education funding signed last week isn't enough.

Teen found alive in LA drainage pipe after 13-hour search

The boy, Jesse Hernandez , was located in the pipe system about a mile east of where he fell Sunday during a family Easter celebration at the sprawling urban park between the San Fernando Valley and Hollywood. Jesse Hernandez who apparently fell into a drainage pipe was found alive today in Los Angeles, Calif. April 2, 2018. "The expertise of the Bureau of Sanitation was instrumental in this search", Stewart said.

Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty won't seek re-election after botched sexual harassment case

Citing "the spirit of transparency", Esty is asking the House Ethics Committee to review the 2016 incident and determine "whether there was any wrongdoing on my part". Esty also signed a non-disclosure agreement that prevented her from discussing Baker's departure. Esty has said she fired Baker three months later after receiving an internal investigation report that revealed improper behavior by Baker that affected multiple female staffers.

Russia Tests New 'Modern' Ballistic Missile

Russian media claimed at the time that this was in protest of the European Missile Defense Shield being built by the U.S. In November 2011, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev threatened that if the U.S. Putin was speaking at his annual state of the nation address when he made the statements and essentially put the United States on notice. The supersonic RS-28 Sarmat is believed to be capable of carrying up to 10 or 15 nuclear warheads.

Pioneers pick up softball wins

The Pioneers finished their road trip with three straight wins, including the nightcap of Saturday's doubleheader split with Banks at Seaside, Ore. With the bases full of Lions and two outs in the sixth inning, junior Alena Jones worked a walk to score the game-tying run.

SpaceX launches 10 satellites, but United States dollars 6 million nose cone crashes

The launch of used Falcon 9 rocket, which will carry the Dragon cargo ship, is the source of attention for space launch enthusiasts who eagerly await the next in a string of exciting missions in store for SpaceX. SpaceX will not, however, attempt to land the booster after Friday's launch. A SpaceX launch of Iridium satellites in December caused quite a spectacle in California where the launch appeared in the sky and amazed some onlookers .

With 'Roseanne' success, Roseanne Barr is back to raising eyebrows

Warming to his theme of out-of-touch officials, Trump said: 'They protect people that you don't want on the streets...they're speaking up. "And it was about us". 'He said "Donald, I called just to say hello, and to tell you, did you see Roseanne's ratings?'" The 65-year-old The Big Lebowski star previously told shock jock Howard Stern his TV wife Roseanne Barr confronted him about his drinking problem, but he brushed off her concerns.

Trump brings infrastructure message back to Ohio

His infrastructure plan was announced officially in February. Trump will arrive at Cleveland-Hopkins Airport and travel to the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18 Richfield Training Center where he will speak at 2 p.m.

Japan must avoid bilateral trade talks with US - finance minister Aso

Kim met President Xi Jinping in China this week, his first trip overseas as the North Korean leader. Kono, who recently met U.S. officials in Washington, also said Washington agreed with Tokyo that North Korea must abandon its medium- and short-range missiles as well as intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) capable of hitting the United States mainland.

05:35Jeff Sessions Assigned Federal Prosecutor to Probe Alleged FBI, DoJ Wrongdoing

The Department of Justice inspector general has announced it will investigate the FBI over the use of a FISA court order to spy on a Trump campaign adviser, after the House Republican memo claimed the process was abused. We expect that U.S. Attorney Huber, given his reputation, will conduct an independent and thorough investigation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions at Port of Miami Terminal E, on August 16, 2017.

Netanyahu taken to hospital, spokesman confirms

The construction of a security wall and an emergency exit route both need planning permission, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon said in a statement. "As we promised, we won't let unnecessary bureaucracy delay the move of the American embassy to Jerusalem, Israel's eternal capital", he said in a statement.

Rival India leaders accused of data breaches in social media row

He's the Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians", Gandhi tweeted . Now he wants data on our children. The current controversy, as it concerns both political parties should be the spark that ignites the need to write a proper privacy of data and information bill.

Gates Knew Campaign Contact was Russian Intelligence, Says Mueller Document

A well-moneyed former associate at Skadden Arps, the powerful NY law firm, the attorney had the gall to lie time and again to Mueller's team during an interview with federal investigators. Shortly after the Washington Post reported in July of 2017 that some of his lawyers had discussed using pardons to undercut Mueller's investigation, Trump noted in a tweet that he has the "complete power to pardon".

Missing Model Adea Shabani's Body Found in Shallow Grave in North California

Adea Shabani", an LAPD spokesperson said. Shabani was last seen the afternoon of February 23 leaving her home near the 1700 block of Wilcox Avenue, between Hollywood Boulevard and Franklin Avenue, Hayes said. According to detectives with the LAPD, investigators received information that led them to the shallow grave, where they discovered the human remains of a young woman, though they have not yet positively identified the remains as those of Shabani.

EC sets up committee to probe alleged leak of Karnataka poll date

This means that the model code of conduct is applicable in the state now with immediate effect. However, Congress , which is now in power in the state, has not missed the chance to train its gun on BJP ahead of the state polls. The video of Shah's slip of tongue is now being circulated on the microblogging site with Congress saying that finally, the BJP chief spoke the truth.

Murder of elderly woman in Paris probed as anti-Semitic

An autopsy showed she had been stabbed several times before being partly burned by a fire that was started in the apartment where she lived alone. The leaders noted that French law enforcement officials investigated the attack as an anti-Semitic hate crime under French law and quickly determined the vicious murder was related to the victim's Jewish religion.

S. Korea, US OK revision on trade

That amount will be exempted from the USA steel tariffs, trade minister Kim Hyon-chong told reporters, but any excess will be liable to penalties. Under Korus revisions, United States auto makers will be able to bring into South Korea 50,000 vehicles per auto maker per year that meet USA safety standards, not necessarily Korean standards, up from 25,000 vehicles previously.

Debris from falling Chinese space station could land in southern MI

The European Space Agency just updated its forecast is for Tiangong-1's demise, pinpointing its fall anytime from this Friday to next Monday. ESA is hosting a test campaign by the Inter Agency Space Debris Coordination Committee, an global governmental forum, during which participants pool their predictions of the time window for re-entry and related data they collect to improve the accuracy of future predictions.

No charges in Alton Sterling's fatal shooting

Louisiana's attorney general plans to meet Tuesday, March 27, 2018, with relatives of Sterling, a black man who was shot and killed by a white Baton Rouge police officer, to inform them whether his office will charge either of the two officers involved in the deadly struggle, according to two family lawyers.