At least 70 killed in Afghan military strike at mosque

The official, Nasruddin Saadi, district governor of Dasht-e-Archi, said that the helicopters attacked a religious ceremony for which about 1,000 people had assembled in a mosque and surrounding fields around noon. According to the Afghan military, an... More..

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PM Oli urges Indian businesses to invest in Nepal
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

PM Oli urges Indian businesses to invest in Nepal

India stands ready to expand cooperation with Nepal as per Nepal's priorities. "With our neighbours, particularly with India, we first expect friendship", he said. PM Modi underlined the history of Indo-Nepal ...More..

Federal judge upholds MA ban on assault weapons
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Federal judge upholds MA ban on assault weapons

We call it democracy", the judge added , noted The Hill. In July 2016, Healey's office issued a notice to gun sellers and manufacturers saying she was ratcheting up enforcement of the state's assault weapo...More..

Man arrested on suspicion of abducting woman at knifepoint
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Man arrested on suspicion of abducting woman at knifepoint

She told police he repeatedly screamed at her, pushed her head and hit her in the face with a pizza while she was driving. He vowed that everything would be done by the police to arrest their fugitive accompl...More..

Russia's telecom watchdog files lawsuit to block Telegram messaging app
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Russia's telecom watchdog files lawsuit to block Telegram messaging app

In its court filing, Roskomnadzor said the legal action was related to the FSB request and Telegram's non-compliance with its legal requirements as a "distributor of information". Founded by Russian entrepreneu...More..

Severe weather possible overnight
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Severe weather possible overnight

The National Weather Service in Birmingham is again departing from the Storm Prediction Center when it comes to Friday's severe weather outlook. Some could be strong to severe, with strong straight line winds...More..

Region's jobless rate down in March
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Region's jobless rate down in March

The Fed increased borrowing costs last month and forecast two more interest rate hikes this year. The number of persons employed part time for economic reasons (sometimes referred to as involuntary part-time ...More..

Texas Republican Farenthold Quits Congress Amid Sex-Harassment Probe
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Texas Republican Farenthold Quits Congress Amid Sex-Harassment Probe

Blake Farenthold is leaving Congress amid sexual harassment allegations. Farenthold said after the reports broke that he would repay the $84,000 to the Treasury Department, but has not made good on that prom...More..

Wintry weather hangs on; cold with snow chances Friday
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Wintry weather hangs on; cold with snow chances Friday

Then the warmer temperatures this week spurred high winds and four tornadoes, with one EF-1 tornado causing significant damage in Energy, Illinois and others in Saline and Massac counties . Hard to determine...More..

Not* Travel with a Royal Toilet Seat
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Not* Travel with a Royal Toilet Seat

That campaign was defeated at a referendum in 1999 in which most Australians voted to maintain the status quo. On several occasions, the live broadcast captured the 70-year-old second wife of Prince Charles ...More..

by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian women's table tennis team enter semis

I am very happy and excited that I have achieved this. Ahead of the Pakistan clash, Chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said: "For me, it is about focusing match-by-match, which means we build our rhythm and perform...More..

World Health Day today
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

World Health Day today

In 1948, the WHO held the first world health assembly. "It takes vision, courage and long-term thinking", said Tedros, adding "But the payoff is a safer, fairer and healthier world for everyone". The theme of...More..

The FBI Has Apparently Seized Controversial Classified Ads Site Backpage.com
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

The FBI Has Apparently Seized Controversial Classified Ads Site Backpage.com

USA law enforcement agencies have seized the sex marketplace website Backpage.com as part of an enforcement action by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a posting on the Backpage website on Frida...More..

The World's First Luxury Space Hotel Is Now Taking Reservations
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

The World's First Luxury Space Hotel Is Now Taking Reservations

CEO Frank Bunger told Forbes that the $9.5 million price tag for stays on Aurora Station are around half of what individuals have paid for trips to the International Space Station, which clocks in at a whoppi...More..

Trial of man accused of Danielle McLaughlin murder adjourned
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trial of man accused of Danielle McLaughlin murder adjourned

Conoley said in March 2016 he was back in Halifax for his father's birthday when Johnston messaged him out of the blue. Hazard said Johnson was excited about her prospects for the future when she last saw her...More..

by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Michigan Hockey falls to Fighting Irish in Frozen Four

Bulldogs at a glance: Minnesota Duluth, which earned the last at-large bid to the NCAA tournament , is seeking its second national championship and is playing in its fourth NCAA final. With the contest tied at...More..

Koreas Start preparatory talks to Install Kim-Moon summit
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Koreas Start preparatory talks to Install Kim-Moon summit

South Korean soldiers stand on guard as they face the North Korea side at the border village of Panmunjeom in the demilitarized zone, South Korea . He was "ruthless, like other Communist dictators before him...More..

Woman abused, beaten up in Mumbai local
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Woman abused, beaten up in Mumbai local

The incident took place at around 11 pm when the victim woman and accused were travelling in suburban local Kalyan to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on the Central Railway network. Co-passengers in...More..

India police arrest man for keeping mother's body in freezer
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

India police arrest man for keeping mother's body in freezer

Police said the robbery happened around 3:40 p.m.at the Subway on South Nevada Avenue just south of Interstate 25. Police are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery at a general store in S...More..

India Floats Multibillion-Dollar Global Tender for 110 Fighter Aircraft
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

India Floats Multibillion-Dollar Global Tender for 110 Fighter Aircraft

As per the terms of the contract, foreign manufacturers will have to collaborate with an Indian partner to set up a production line for the fighter jets. Incidentally, the tender to buy 126 medium multi-role ...More..

National Guard to send 250 troops to Texas-Mexico border
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

National Guard to send 250 troops to Texas-Mexico border

In Mexico , the country's politicians condemned Trump's deployment decision and Mexico's Senate passed a resolution Wednesday calling for the suspension of cooperation on illegal immigration and drug trafficki...More..

Donald Trump rehashes 'rape' claims about Mexicans and immigration
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Donald Trump rehashes 'rape' claims about Mexicans and immigration

There is no evidence to suggest that any of the travellers have reported being raped on their journey. "Remember my opening remarks at Trump Tower when I opened?" " President Trump: If you wish to reach ...More..

Dwayne Johnson postponed his wedding after Lauren Hashian fell pregnant
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Dwayne Johnson postponed his wedding after Lauren Hashian fell pregnant

He says he no longer wanted to go anywhere or do anything, and cried constantly. He says he went through a dark period years ago when injuries ended his dreams of playing professional football. It was Johnson...More..

Brazilian judge orders arrest of former president Lula
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Brazilian judge orders arrest of former president Lula

Lula was supposed to report to local authorities in the city of Curitiba , where a relatively luxurious cell was waiting to usher him in to a 12-year prison sentence for his corruption conviction. With the f...More..

Virginia Biker Who Flipped Off Trump Motorcade Sues Ex-Employer for Sacking
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Virginia Biker Who Flipped Off Trump Motorcade Sues Ex-Employer for Sacking

As previously reported by the Inquisitr , back in October of 2017, the 50-year-old was riding her bicycle near the Trump National Golf Course in Virginia when Trump's motorcade passed by. A vice president of t...More..

John Oliver Slams Sinclair For Pushing Trump's
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

John Oliver Slams Sinclair For Pushing Trump's "Fake News" Agenda

The President responded by tweeting out,"So amusing to watch Fake News Networks, among the most dishonest groups of people I have ever dealt with , criticize Sinclair Broadcasting for being biased". Se...More..

University developing 'killer ROBOT weapons which could spark greatest ever wars'
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

University developing 'killer ROBOT weapons which could spark greatest ever wars'

The letter , also signed by top experts on deep-learning and robotics , was released ahead of next Monday's meeting in Geneva by 123 United Nations member countries on the challenges posed by lethal autonom...More..

Pakistan's National Security Committee to raise issue of rights violation in Kashmir
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Pakistan's National Security Committee to raise issue of rights violation in Kashmir

We will let you know of the developments, if any", Faisal said. "It rather diminishes hope, injures the society and further worsens the fragile situation". "This mindless killing spree exposes, yet again, the u...More..

Person shot by police in Brooklyn
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Person shot by police in Brooklyn

Police in NY have shot and killed a man carrying a metal pipe - mistaking it for a gun. Brooklyn resident Eric Vassell told CNN affiliate NY1 that the victim was his 35-year-old son, Saheed. None of t...More..

Oil gains on surprise drawdown in USA crude inventories
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Oil gains on surprise drawdown in USA crude inventories

Brent, the global benchmark, declined $1.08, or 1.6%, to $68.26 a barrel. China today confirmed a 25 per cent levy on $50bn (£36bn) worth of US goods , including vehicles and agricultural products like soybe...More..