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CWG 2018: RV Rahul bags India's fourth gold medal in weightlifting

South African Mona Pretorius hit a personal best in her final attempt to win the bronze medal. "Our athletics team may not have experienced stars, but I expect them to do well in the relays and jumps, especially the high jump, where we won our fi...

Syrians in Douma 'suffocating' amid accusations of toxic gas use

They've threatened to storm town if rebels don't comply with give up the final patch within the enclave in return for protected passage to insurgent-held territory in northwestern Syria. After weeks of attacks, rebels and their families started evacu...

USA takes aim at Putin's inner circle in Russian Federation with new sanctions

Also targeted is aluminium magnate Oleg Deripaska , a figure in the Russian Federation investigation over his ties to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . Assets of those targeted in the United States have been blocked, and all USA -b...

Russian envoy requests meeting with Johnson on poisoning

In a statement on its website, the embassy said its current interactions with the UK's Foreign Office have been " utterly unsatisfactory ". The British Foreign Office confirmed it had received the request for a meeting between Alexander Yakovenko...

Congress slams Amit Shah for comparing Opposition to animals

However, BJP workers alleged that their special trains were late by two to five hours as the Railways did not run them on priority. Bringing to mind the BJP's founders, Shah reiterated the government's stance: "Our founders always said that we ar...

Police seek male suspect in Mililani bank robbery

A bank and jewelery store on the same street in Antioch were robbed within an hour of each other on Friday morning, police said. Police said they responded to Webster Bank at 200 Division St. The men's names were not released, but police identifi...

All quiet on Bollywood front as Salman spends another night in jail

Not only Bollywood, but celebrities and personalities from Pakistan have also expressed their shock and concern about the sentence for the actor. The incident took place in 1998, during the filming of a movie with Tabu , Sonali Bendre , Saif Ali K...

Twitter Calls Trump A 'Coward' For Ditching Correspondents' Dinner

President of the White House Correspondents' Association, Margaret Talev, a correspondent for Bloomberg made the announcement on Friday. Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . The correspondents' dinner is carried live by some cable netwo...

MSP investigating two vehicle accident

There were no passengers in the vehicle and police said it's fortunate no pedestrians were struck. He had to be removed from his vehicle by mechanical means. Police say the investigation into the crash is ongoing. The death of an 85-year-old man fo...

Kashmir Solidarity Day observed in Tehran

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday reaffirmed Pakistan s continued and resolute moral, diplomatic and political support to the oppressed people of Indian Occupied Kashmir in their valiant struggle for the fund...

A chilly weekend ahead with a chance for snow

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8 p.m. Just under an inch of rain is possible, Thursday . The post Weather Update: Thursday Morning's Forecast - April 5, 2018 appeared first on WDEF . "It depends on how much liquid we rea...

Oklahoma teachers in 5th day of walkout as lawmakers consider key measures

Oklahoma teachers vowed on Thursday to keep up their protests after the U.S. state's lawmakers bowed to intense pressure and approved more school funding - but the pledge still fell short of teachers' demands. Those funds would be in addition to a l...

Hillary is Complaining Again, This Time It's About Fox News

Later in the day, "The Five" said Clinton "Lashed out" at Fox News and Jesse Waters complained: " I don't even know what to say about her anymore . It just seems like we're off on tangents, it's very unpredictable, unstable", she said. "And you sit...

Town Near Chicago Votes to Ban Assault Weapons, High-Capacity Magazines

A town near Chicago voted this week to ban assault weapons , such as the AR-15 rifle, along with high-capacity magazines . People who own assault-style weapons have until June 13 to remove them from the village limits or will face fines of $2...

YouTube shooting suspect "angry"at company"

San Diego sheriff's Lt. Karen Stubkjaer said Thursday that the father never told deputies that she was a danger to herself or others when he reported her missing. Officers spent almost two hours Wednesday at the Jackson Arms Shooting Range in Sou...

Federal Bureau of Investigation raids Sedona home of Backpage founder; website 'seized' by feds

The company shuttered its adult section a year ago in response to government pressure. A notice on the website's homepage said the FBI, the U.S. Department of Justice's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, and several other federal departmen...

Brisk winds, warmer Friday with wintry mix

By noon on Saturday temps will rise and precipitation will return to just rain. Overnight temperatures will fall into the teens, which will lead to record low temperatures to begin the day Saturday . By next week, though, we're back to spring. ...

Friends detail last hours of yoga teacher's life at Butcher murder trial

Crown attorney Tanya Carter has told the jury the medical examiner found Johnston died of 10 sharp-force wounds to her neck. They made a decision to have her flown to Cook's Children Medical Center where she was pronounced dead the next day.

Malaysian PM dissolves parliament, tough election expected

The government has also approved the election commission's plan to redraw electoral boundaries and passed a contentious anti-fake news bill, changes that the opposition claims would favour Najib and his ruling allies. A group of Opposition parties ha...

F-16 fighter jet crashes at base outside Vegas

In 2017, Capt. Eric Gonsalves' F-16D flipped over on a Dayton, Ohio runway, injuring himself and crewmember Technical Sgt. Ken Cordova. The pilot ejected in that incident. "And I wish them the best in this hard time", he said. Walsh had temporarily...

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Polls open in Kentucky primary

Are schools open on Election Day? Now that the primary is over, Stankiewicz said he's gotten numerous complaints about how the election was run, including some from elected offi...

Farm Bill fails in House of Representatives

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) responded, "Some of the best mothers in the world are poor mothers and some of the worst mothers in the world are rich mothers". I have a clear bias to...

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Last week , Trump said Xi "could be influencing" Kim to take a harder line with the USA after North Korea threatened to walk away from the summit. "We believe there is a 99.9 pe...

Syria war: Army takes full control of Damascus after ousting IS

Syrian government forces have regained full control of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee in southern Damascus , the Al-Masdar news outlet reported on Monday. ISIS had controlle...

Haspel: CIA 'a National Treasure,' Will 'Forge Ahead with Determination'

President Donald Trump made a rare visit to CIA headquarters on Monday to deliver remarks at incoming director Gina Haspel's swearing-in ceremony and expressed his optimism for...

American Idol finalists prepare for star-studded finale

Series host Ryan Seacrest was pleased with the way the inaugural season of the ABC series turned out, but revealed he would change one large aspect of the show. Did American ge...

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. SJ Brooks, 32, was killed and Isaac Sederbaum, 31, was seriously injured by the mountain lion on Sunday. According t...

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

LeBron James scored 44 points on 17-of-28 shooting to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-102 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics to even the Eastern Conference finals ...

Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe

Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of the House intelligence committee, has been demanding information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation. ...

Video shows lava spewing from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii residents dealing with Kilauea's volcanic eruption faced a potentially deadly new challenge on Sunday as lava that reached the Pacific Ocean threatened to send up laze , a ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

According to the campaign, Sanders' name will appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He says he's very proud to have represented Vermont for two terms in the U.S. In the past...

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

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Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Meanwhile, a number of countries said they would not recognize the election results. The United States and the European Union have also expressed concern. Mr. Maduro attributes t...

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Coming off an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby , Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's second race in a field of eight horses. Baffert has never lost t...

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

A consortium of western companies and Russia's Gazprom said this week it was starting preparatory work off Germany's Baltic coast. "Does he agree that there appears to be no ...

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

The European Union and Iran have launched a vigorous campaign to safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal that the USA has recently ditched by trying to keep Iran's oil and investment flow...

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

The slain officer was identified as a 28-year-old constable Sitaram Upadhyaya of 192 Battalion. In total, six persons, including a BSF officer, were injured in the firing. On Tue...

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

In addition, Toshiba will retain a 40 per cent stake and, together with technology firm Hoya, will ensure that Japanese companies retain a controlling stake of just over 50 per cen...

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

I'm actually 21 weeks, about four and a bit months. Frank posted a picture on Instagram with Christine, his two daughters and dog with the caption: We have some exciting news we ...