Arizona mother allegedly used Taser to wake son for Easter church service

Investigators arrested 40-year-old Sharron Dobbins , of Phoenix , Sunday morning and booked her into jail on a felony child abuse charge, according to Maricopa County court documents . Police were on the phone and I told the dispatcher, I told her... More..

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Designer of waterslide that killed boy taken into custody
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Designer of waterslide that killed boy taken into custody

John Schooley (left) and Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeffrey Henry were indicted on second-degree murder charges last month for the 2016 death of Caleb Schwab . Henry's desire to "rush the project" caused the co...More..

by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Prince Philip Hospitalized for Hip Surgery

Outspoken, irascible and intensely private, the former naval officer has been one of the most influential figures in the British royal family for decades. He also missed the annual Maundy Service last Thursday ...More..

Michael Gove announces 'tough' new ban on ivory trade
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Michael Gove announces 'tough' new ban on ivory trade

Mr Gove's announcement follows a 70,000-response in a public consultation in which 88 per cent backed a ban. A spokeswoman for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said it would be d...More..

Fired Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe to shut down legal defense fund
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Fired Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe to shut down legal defense fund

McCabe claimed that his dismissal was part of the Trump administration's "ongoing war on the FBI and the efforts of the Special Counsel investigation". "We tried to go even beyond what the rules required - Andr...More..

UK Rival Firm to Appeal Government's Decision to Manufacture Passports in France
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

UK Rival Firm to Appeal Government's Decision to Manufacture Passports in France

Although Gemalto was the cheaper option - ministers have said taxpayers could save £120 million - De La Rue claimed its products were of the "highest quality and technically most secure". The Home Office has ...More..

California crash that killed Hart family may have been intentional, authorities say
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

California crash that killed Hart family may have been intentional, authorities say

The search continued for three more children believed to have been in the vehicle when it went over a coastal overlook and landed on rocks in the Pacific Ocean below. A search warrant affidavit was granted in C...More..

Trump says will use military to protect USA border
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Trump says will use military to protect USA border

The Pentagon was scrambling to come up with a response to Trump's statement on the military guarding the border. Trump wanted as much as $25 billion to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico, ...More..

White House criticises China for $3-bn tariffs on U.S. imports
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

White House criticises China for $3-bn tariffs on U.S. imports

The speech was a strong warning against any attempt at separatism from places like Taiwan and Hong Kong. Tesla's ( TSLA ) stock fell more than 5 percent. postal system and promised unspecified changes. Seei...More..

German prosecutors request Puigdemont's extradition
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

German prosecutors request Puigdemont's extradition

Prosecutors said after close examination of the warrant for Puigdemont, issued by Spain's supreme court, they found "equivalences with the charge of rebellion in German criminal law" and therefore present the...More..

'Punish a Muslim Day' spurs defiant pledges to #ProtectAMuslim
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

'Punish a Muslim Day' spurs defiant pledges to #ProtectAMuslim

The letters were first sent out in March, The New York Times reported. "To counter the negative and distressing effect on Muslim friends in England receiving the hate letter we are focusing on bringing our ...More..

Saudi Arabia funds humanitarian plan in Yemen with half a billion dollars
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Saudi Arabia funds humanitarian plan in Yemen with half a billion dollars

The operation of the port, controlled by the Houthis , was not affected by the airstrike. A coalition warship conducted a "swift intervention" foiling the attack, it said, without identifying the type of wea...More..

Prep baseball: Providence edges Plainfield North on wild play
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Prep baseball: Providence edges Plainfield North on wild play

Case would double once more in the game. Pellock said he was glad to see English and Baublitz play very confident doubles and get a dominant result, while Roach and Barton executed well in their doubles play. "...More..

Russian ambassador says Ireland was 'severely misled' over spy poisoning
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Russian ambassador says Ireland was 'severely misled' over spy poisoning

Lavrov also suggested that the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter "could also be in the interests of the British special forces who are known for their abilities to act with a licence to kill". He...More..

K-pop doesn't mean Kim Jong-un pop, or does it?
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

K-pop doesn't mean Kim Jong-un pop, or does it?

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un clapped his hands and said he was "deeply moved" as he, along with his wife and hundreds of other citizens, watched a rare performance by South Korean pop stars visiting P...More..

Dutch lawyer sentenced in Mueller probe
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Dutch lawyer sentenced in Mueller probe

The Associated Press noted that van der Zwaan faced up to six months in prison under federal sentencing guidelines. Van der Zwaan, the son-in-law of Russian businessman German Khan who allegedly misled inve...More..

One person in critical condition after apartment fire in Hampton
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

One person in critical condition after apartment fire in Hampton

The 12-unit apartment building was badly damaged. The tenant was not home at the time of the fire, said Battalion Chief Brian Elvedahl, speaking as crews cleared up from the site. One person was taken to a ho...More..

Mi-17 IAF chopper crashes in Uttarakhand, no casualty
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Mi-17 IAF chopper crashes in Uttarakhand, no casualty

The chopper was carrying heavy mechanical equipment from Guptkashi to Kedarnath for ongoing reconstruction work there, the DM said. Today morning one Mi-17 V5 helicopter of IAF crashed near Kedarnath (Utt...More..

SC refuses to stay March 20 SC/ ST judgement
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

SC refuses to stay March 20 SC/ ST judgement

The Bombay High Court today declined to grant any interim relief to Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor over an FIR filed against them and other film personalities for using "obscene" and "abusive" ...More..

Malaysia intercepts boat carrying Rohingya refugees off Langkawi
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Malaysia intercepts boat carrying Rohingya refugees off Langkawi

Last September, Malaysia's coastguard pledged not to turn refugee boats fleeing the Rohingya crisis away. "Given the poor weather conditions now prevailing in the waters off the west coast of the Thailand-Mal...More..

IISc best institution in India, Miranda House best college: HRD ministry
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

IISc best institution in India, Miranda House best college: HRD ministry

Unlike past year, the ranking was released under six categories this time: Overall, colleges, universities, management, engineering and pharmacy. The Jawaharlal Nehru University was ranked second, and the...More..

Russian governor resigns over deadly mall blaze
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Russian governor resigns over deadly mall blaze

Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Aman Tuleyev, Kemerovo region Governor, resignation. President Vladimir Putin - who visited Kemerovo in the wake of the fire - blamed "criminal neglige...More..

Erdogan, Putin break ground for Akkuyu nuclear plant
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Erdogan, Putin break ground for Akkuyu nuclear plant

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey carries out various strategic projects with Russian Federation, including the S-400 air missile defense system, the TurkStream gas pipeline, and the Akk...More..

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying CRS-14 to ISS
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying CRS-14 to ISS

According to SpaceX , its live video of the CRS-14 resupply mission will start roughly 20 minutes before the Falcon 9 takes off. The CRS-14 mission is scheduled to launch at 1:30 p.m. Over the course of ...More..

Memo shows Mueller explicitly tasked with Manafort-Russia collusion claims
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Memo shows Mueller explicitly tasked with Manafort-Russia collusion claims

In their March motion to dismiss the Washington, D.C. indictment against Manafort, his lawyers argued that Rosenstein did not have the power to grant Mueller the authority to investigate any matters that aris...More..

Gun control advocates march in Pittsburgh for Black Lives Matters
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Gun control advocates march in Pittsburgh for Black Lives Matters

For those looking for an end around to banning cell phones, given the anticipated resistance, there was a suggestion to raise the legal age to "26 or 30", and in the spirit of banning "large capacity magazines"...More..

Netanyahu cancels deal on African migrants after right-wing backlash
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Netanyahu cancels deal on African migrants after right-wing backlash

Unlike countries in Europe that recognized thousands of Eritreans and Sudanese as political refugees, Israel granted refugee status to very small numbers. Netanyahu said on his Facebook page that the deal w...More..

Four PET head revisors in VP ballot recount resign
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Four PET head revisors in VP ballot recount resign

Rodriguez said in a television interview with CNN Philippines that there were at least 290,000 undervotes in Camarines Sur, Negros Oriental and Iloilo-enough to overcome Robredo's winning margin of 263,473 vote...More..

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

The 24-hour Hotline at TWC received 2,600 calls for domestic violence and sexual assault . April has been designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month since 2001. "Sexual assault is very prevalent in our comm...More..

Trade war fears push Asian stocks lower
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Trade war fears push Asian stocks lower

April 2 ( Reuters ) - Wall Street was set to start the second quarter on a downbeat note on Monday as China's decision to raise import tariffs on us products revived global trade war fears and technology stoc...More..

United States undermines MML effort to register as political party
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

United States undermines MML effort to register as political party

TAJK is said to be a front of the terror group of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). "LeT continues to operate freely within Pakistan, holding public rallies, raising funds, and plotting and training for terrorist attack...More..

DOJ Sues Calif. Over Federal Land Protection Bill
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

DOJ Sues Calif. Over Federal Land Protection Bill

In its complaint, the Justice Department contends that the law violates the U.S. Constitution's so-called Supremacy Clause and Property Clause. To view the full article, register now. "We hope the Trump a...More..

Montgomery reflects on MLK legacy days before assassination anniversary
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Montgomery reflects on MLK legacy days before assassination anniversary

If you allow me to vote and don't pull any tricks, I can win this game. "And I've seen the Promised Land". The next night, April 4, 1968, King was shot on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphi...More..

Circus Lorry Overturns on Motorway Near Pozo Cañada, Albacete
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Circus Lorry Overturns on Motorway Near Pozo Cañada, Albacete

Four other animals, who like the lorry driver escaped with their lives, were travelling in the truck. The motorway remained blocked for at least an hour, after which police and firefighters evacuated the four...More..

French Rail Workers Launch Strike
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

French Rail Workers Launch Strike

Platforms at Gare du Nord, Paris's busiest railway station, were so crowded with commuters that some tumbled onto the tracks and had to be helped back up, television footage showed. If Macron triumphs over the ...More..