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Queen marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert

Queen marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert The Royal Family is celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's 92nd birthday Saturday. A 41-gun salute was staged in Hyde Park while other such salutes took place in other locations, as per tradition, the Daily Mail reported. The Queen celebrates two birthdays each year, her actual birthday on April 21 and her official birthday usually on the second Saturday in June. [Full Article...]

Florida school shooter hid shotgun in guitar case

Florida school shooter hid shotgun in guitar case The shooting took place in the school's main building, according to Marion County Public Schools. Bouche, a former student, carried a shotgun in a guitar case into the school by blending in with students, said Craig Ham, deputy superintendent of Ocala schools operations. [Full Article...]

UP IN SMOKE: Schumer Moves to LEGALIZE Marijuana Nationwide

UP IN SMOKE: Schumer Moves to LEGALIZE Marijuana Nationwide A more moderate version by Schumer would be more likely to pick up steam in the Senate, even potentially attracting bipartisan support . You can read all of Schumer's interview with Vice News here. In January, the Pew Research Centre found 61 per cent of Americans supportive of legalisation, with support reaching 70 per cent among millennials. [Full Article...]

Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians

Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians However, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon called on the worldwide body to condemn Hamas's use of children as a cover for their terror activities. The atmosphere near Gaza City was festive Friday, even as protesters clashed with Israeli troops at the fence. He said one of the latest victims was a 25-year-old disabled man. [Full Article...]

India calls for probe into use of chemicals weapons in Syria

India calls for probe into use of chemicals weapons in Syria Russian Federation and Syria cited "pending security issues" as their reason for turning the inspectors away, said Ahmet Üzümcü, the director general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Relief organisations say dozens of men, women and children were killed in the attack. "Three countries have intervened, and let me be quite frank: this is for the honor of the worl... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico back in darkness after island-wide blackout

Puerto Rico back in darkness after island-wide blackout PREPA's interim director, Justo González, said Wednesday that Cobra Energy, a US private contractor, hit the transmission line with a crane, causing multiple power plants to shut down in quick succession. The same subcontractor was also blamed for an outage last week to 870,000 customers triggered by a tree falling on a power line, according to Justo Gonzalez, deputy director of PREPA. [Full Article...]

Everything seems managed, Justice Loya's family says after SC ruling

Everything seems managed, Justice Loya's family says after SC ruling The bench particularly took serious note of Bhushan's plea that two of the judges - Khanwilkar and Chandrachud - should recuse themselves from hearing the matter as they come from Maharashtra and must be knowing all judges of the Bombay High Court concerned with the case. [Full Article...]

Israel's 70th Independence Day clouded by rumbling of conflict with Iran

Israel's 70th Independence Day clouded by rumbling of conflict with Iran Those are troubling trends for the Jewish state. Russian Federation and Iran are increasingly becoming the arbiters of the Middle East, while U.S. President Donald Trump, by pushing for the withdrawal of all U.S. Israel believes Iran's retaliatory efforts are being led by Major General Qassem Soleimani, the head of the IRGC's Quds Force, and other senior Iranian officials. [Full Article...]

White House Economic Adviser Walks Back Trump's Talks of Rejoining TPP

White House Economic Adviser Walks Back Trump's Talks of Rejoining TPP It was a signature trade policy of President Barack Obama , but he was unable to secure Congressional support for the deal. "I don't want to go back into TPP, but if they offered us a deal that I can't refuse, on behalf of the United States, I would do it", he said. [Full Article...]

Miguel Diaz-Canel named Cuba's new president

Miguel Diaz-Canel named Cuba's new president On Thursday, Díaz-Canel took office as the president of the Councils of State and of Ministers of Cuba for a five-year term before the Legislature of the People's Power National Assembly (Parliament). Havana has long hailed the showdown as American imperialism's first great defeat in Latin America. "'There is no room for those who aspire to a capitalist restoration", he said. [Full Article...]

Prince Didn't Know He Was Taking the Fentanyl That Killed Him

Prince Didn't Know He Was Taking the Fentanyl That Killed Him Attorney's Office had no immediate comment on the status of its investigation. "The evidence suggests Prince took counterfeit Vicodin containing fentanyl ", Metz said, adding that evidence suggested he had no idea he was taking a counterfeit pill that could kill him. [Full Article...]

National School Walkout Day 2018: Details & Things To Know

National School Walkout Day 2018: Details & Things To Know At New Smyrna Beach High School, students will gather in a heart-shaped formation with signs and banners, she said . Ryan Deitsch, 18, a Stoneman Douglas High senior, who is among the #NeverAgain student activists at the Parkland school, said he's glad to see demonstrations for sensible gun laws continue - independent of his group's organizing. [Full Article...]

Yemen's political solution up to Houthis: Saudi FM

Yemen's political solution up to Houthis: Saudi FM Al-Jubeir condemned the continued ballistic missile attacks on Saudi Arabian cities and considered such attacks in breach of worldwide humanitarian law. Saudi Arabia is leading a mostly Arab military coalition to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen since March 2015, in a bid to restore President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who was ousted by Houthis in September 2014. [Full Article...]

Canadian Insta Model Cops 8 Year Sentence For Trafficking Coke Into Sydney

Canadian Insta Model Cops 8 Year Sentence For Trafficking Coke Into Sydney The suitcase filled with cocaine , discovered by Border Force on board MS Sea Princess . Roberge's accomplice with whom she shared a cabin, Isabelle Lagacé, 29, was sentenced in November to 7 1/2 years in prison backdated to their arrest, on August 28, 2016. [Full Article...]

SC air quality worsens, new report says

SC air quality worsens, new report says The ALA uses data collected from the Air Quality Index and the EPA to rank counties and cities across the country. "In order for DE to get an "A" in ozone will require a major effort across the whole country because DE is downwind from a lot of sources that are outside of the state's boundaries". [Full Article...]

US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush's Passing

US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush's Passing Bush, accompanied by his wife Laura, said in a Fox News interview that his mother - who opted earlier this week for "comfort care" over medical treatment - was at ease as he faced mortality. Bush, I will miss you so much, my friend. Bush advocated for literacy and raised awareness of the issue. Along with her memoirs, she wrote "C. Fred's Story" and "Millie's Book", based on the lives of h... [Full Article...]

WWE SmackDown Highlights, Grades, Analysis For Superstar Shakeup 2018

WWE SmackDown Highlights, Grades, Analysis For Superstar Shakeup 2018 After The Modern Day Maharaja got on Angle's last nerve by asking for a limousine and declaring himself the most-talented Superstar in WWE , the general manager announced an impromptu United States Championship match against anyone who wanted to challenge Mahal. [Full Article...]

Lots of reaction about what James Comey is saying

Lots of reaction about what James Comey is saying In Sunday's interview , Comey also levied some insults about Trump's personal stature and features. It is called A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership . But if the United States is to maintain a higher loyalty to the Constitution, then we must acknowledge that Comey got the impeachment question wrong. [Full Article...]

Armenia opposition chief urges new protests, strike

Armenia opposition chief urges new protests, strike The new system sees the president's powers weakened and the prime minister taking a dominant role. Armenia's police reiterated that "law enforcement bodies can terminate the meeting if they consider that it is otherwise impossible to prevent a disproportionate restriction of the constitutional rights of other persons or public interests", and called on protesters to "stop blocking stre... [Full Article...]

Trump Worlds Collide as Cohen Meets Stormy Daniels in New York Court

Trump Worlds Collide as Cohen Meets Stormy Daniels in New York Court The government argued that since Cohen doesn't have "a lot" of clients there should be no privilege. But on Monday's " Jimmy Kimmel Live!", Kimmel again seized the opportunity to mock Hannity for his connection to Cohen. He didn't have to say, "I've asked legal questions of him", but Hannity could have said he was friends with Cohen to cover pretty much all the bases. [Full Article...]


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