HR McMaster's Father Died Under 'Suspicious' Circumstances, Police Say

McMaster's father 84-year-old H.R. McMaster, Sr. Philadelphia police did not respond to requests for information. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who grew up in Roxborough and is a graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy and College in Radnor, wa... More..

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Magnitude 5.9 Quake Strikes Southern Iran
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Magnitude 5.9 Quake Strikes Southern Iran

The quake occurred in the sparsely populated area and no casualties or damages have been reported, according to the head of the emergency services. Varying magnitudes are common immediately after a temblor. I...More..

United Kingdom to become first country to ban plastic straws
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

United Kingdom to become first country to ban plastic straws

Louise Edge, senior oceans campaigner at Greenpeace UK, welcomed the ban but said it's important that the government goes beyond this ban and tackles other non-recyclable plastics. "Alongside our domestic act...More..

Judge slaps Kris Kobach with contempt of court in voter registration case
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Judge slaps Kris Kobach with contempt of court in voter registration case

Judge Julie Robinson says Kobach flouted her injunction from 2016 that was created to halt enforcement of the state's proof of citizenship law. More than a year and a half later, the ACLU filed a motion to ho...More..

Cat Walks 12 Miles Back to Family That Doesn't Want Him
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Cat Walks 12 Miles Back to Family That Doesn't Want Him

The 7-year-old orange and white kitty tested positive for feline immunodeficiency virus and had a cold when he was brought to the SPCA in February but was being cared for by staff. Those who saw Toby's story on...More..

SYRIA CHEMICAL SURVIVOR: 'Bad Days' of Barack Obama are 'OVER'
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

SYRIA CHEMICAL SURVIVOR: 'Bad Days' of Barack Obama are 'OVER'

The US and France say they have evidence that poison gas was used in the April 7 attack in Douma , killing at least 40 people, and that Syrian President Bashar Assad's military was behind it. That prompted...More..

by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

SC rules out investigation into Judge Loya's death

Judge Loya died due to cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014, attending the wedding of a colleague's daughter. The petitioners, however, had moved the top court alleging he died under "mysterious" ci...More..

Trump Outlines Syria Attack in Letter to Congress
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Trump Outlines Syria Attack in Letter to Congress

A United Nations official says a U.N. team on a security mission to the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria was sacked upon and had to return to its base in Damascus. In a statement after tal...More..

Delays Keep Inspectors from Reaching Syria Attack Site
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Delays Keep Inspectors from Reaching Syria Attack Site

The OPCW is investigating reports that government forces gassed sites in Douma on April 7, when the town was still held by rebels and home to tens of thousands of people - residents and others who were displa...More..

Unions embark on nationwide bus strike - SATAWU
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Unions embark on nationwide bus strike - SATAWU

Workers are demanding a 12% across the board pay increase while employers are offering 7%. Taken into consideration the recent value-added tax (VAT) increase, fuel levy rise, the implementation of road accide...More..

IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file

The IRS extended the filing season for an additional day to account for any potential confusion stemming from the systems outages. The IRS' website for making payments and gaining access to other key services...More..

We shouldn't be surprised that Southwest's hero pilot is a woman
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

We shouldn't be surprised that Southwest's hero pilot is a woman

Although one woman, identified as Jennifer Riordan , died during the incident, after one of the aircraft's windows was blown out by a piece of the failed engine, Shults' quick thinking and calm demeanor are ...More..

Ex-Playboy Model Settles With Tabloid Owner Over Buried Trump Story
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Ex-Playboy Model Settles With Tabloid Owner Over Buried Trump Story

Trump continues. It also alleged that Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, had intervened in the deal. McDougal had sued the company over the agreement. Ms McDougal claims she had a 10-month relationship...More..

April Or February? Snow Showers Will Fly Through Tuesday
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

April Or February? Snow Showers Will Fly Through Tuesday

The sky will be mostly clear with temperatures dropping into the 60s. Thursday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. High: 77. Wind: NW 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight we will be clouds with some show...More..

Analysts Still Worried About Netflix, Inc's (NFLX) Cash Burn Rate
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Analysts Still Worried About Netflix, Inc's (NFLX) Cash Burn Rate

Since April 18, 2017 NFLX has risen 108.73% and is uptrending. The Ctc Llc's stake in Ishares Tr (Call) was reduced by 17,476 shares to 53,883 shares valued at $821.34M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. 1...More..

Still using chemical weapons
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Still using chemical weapons

The Russian military said a Syrian security employee was slightly wounded in the crossfire Tuesday, but no Russian servicemen were at the site of the attack. But Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov denied an...More..

New missile strikes target Syrian airfields: state media
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

New missile strikes target Syrian airfields: state media

The tripartite attack was in ostensible retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime on the Syrian city of Douma , which is said to have killed scores of civilians. British Prime Mini...More..

Chemical weapons experts enter site of attack in Syrian town
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Chemical weapons experts enter site of attack in Syrian town

The warning came as the U.S. ambassador to the OPCW, Ken Ward, voiced fears that Moscow might already have "tampered with" evidence at the site. "They were not injured and returned to Damascus ". Russian Feder...More..

LeBron James: Cavs' Roster Moves Hurt Playoff Preparation
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

LeBron James: Cavs' Roster Moves Hurt Playoff Preparation

He said he would ignore any minutes restriction the Cavs medical staff puts on Kyle Korver , and he said he would call plays for LeBron James to get off to a fast start. By halftime, James already had 29 point...More..

2 slain kids' father cries as nanny is convicted
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

2 slain kids' father cries as nanny is convicted

A jury in NY has found Manhattan nanny Yoselyn Ortega guilty of killing Leo Krim, 2, left, and his sister Lulu Krim, 6, in 2012. After two days of deliberations, the jury found Ortega guilty of four charges: ...More..

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

Several large power outages have hit Puerto Rico in recent months, but Wednesday was the first time since the Category 4 storm struck on September 20 that the United States territory has experienced a full is...More..

Comey: Trump's call to put him in jail isn't 'normal'
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Comey: Trump's call to put him in jail isn't 'normal'

Comey , who was sacked by Trump previous year, told NPR that he doesn't follow Trump on Twitter but sees some of his tweets . The FBI director, who until his firing last May led an investigation into p...More..

Comey: I Don't Think Trump Will Fire Mueller
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Comey: I Don't Think Trump Will Fire Mueller

Though President Donald Trump previously said he was willing to sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller's team for an interview, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Michael Cohen has the Presiden...More..

Top bump stock manufacturer to stop sales next month
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Top bump stock manufacturer to stop sales next month

Slide Fire , based in the small town of Moran, Texas , says the last day to submit an order will be May 20, the same day the website goes offline, according to a message on the company's website Tuesday . "En...More..

House explosion caught on dash cam by responding officer
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

House explosion caught on dash cam by responding officer

Three associates have been injured, and also an officer who aided rescue them had been treated for slight injuries. The blast occurred earlier this month when a driver slammed into a gas line after the brakes...More..

by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Northstar Investment Advisors LLC Holds Holding in Magellan Midstream Ptnrs LP (MMP)

The stock increased 0.44% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $18.33. About 5.96M shares traded. Enable Midstream Partners, LP ( NYSE :ENBL) has declined 18.20% since April 17, 2017 and is downtr...More..

Moving Confederate statues could prove costly for Memphis
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Moving Confederate statues could prove costly for Memphis

The Republican-dominated House did it to punish Memphis for taking confederate statues down under cover of darkness. Initially, Memphis was denied a waiver by the state Historical Commission to remove the sta...More..

Germany's SPD urge Merkel's conservatives to speed up euro zone reform
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Germany's SPD urge Merkel's conservatives to speed up euro zone reform

The agreement's future may depend on the success of last-minute European interventions with Trump. The French leader has also suggested the creation of a shared eurozone budget worth billions of pounds. In part...More..

Terror of demonetisation is back, says Rahul Gandhi
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Terror of demonetisation is back, says Rahul Gandhi

Tripathi also said, "When the students asked Rahul Gandhi valid questions on development, Rahul Gandhi tried to shift the blame to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath". Congre...More..

Wednesday Evening Weather; Red Flag Warning may be needed Thursday
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Wednesday Evening Weather; Red Flag Warning may be needed Thursday

There is a disturbance south of our region which will build in a few clouds for Thursday and Friday . Overall, you can expect a few scattered showers as the front passes. Highs will be in the 50s but it will...More..

US, Syria give conflicting accounts on global chemical weapons experts
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

US, Syria give conflicting accounts on global chemical weapons experts

The incident underscored fears of a further escalation in the Syrian conflict after a U.S., British and French attack on Syrian targets on Saturday and an air strike on an air base the previous week that Dam...More..

by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Puerto Rico Endures Country-Wide Blackout

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz - a heavy critic of post-Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and U.S. President Donald Trump - tweeted Wednesday the island's electrical system had gone "back to September...More..

San Diego County weighs joining 'sanctuary' suit
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

San Diego County weighs joining 'sanctuary' suit

But since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last month that the Trump administration would challenge California's immigration policies in court, at least a dozen local governments have broken rank wi...More..

Senator Menendez to vote against Pompeo as secretary of state
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Senator Menendez to vote against Pompeo as secretary of state

If Pompeo were to win strong bipartisan support in the Foreign Relations Committee and the full U.S. Senate , it would send a message that Trump's new secretary of state had the support of Congress as well a...More..

This Poll Is Extremely Bad News for Ted Cruz
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

This Poll Is Extremely Bad News for Ted Cruz

According to a tweet from MSNBC polling soothsayer Steve Kornacki, O'Rourke is closer to a Republican front-runner than any Democratic U.S. Senate candidate since May 2002, when former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk tra...More..