10 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Residents had been demanding the dump's removal for years, saying it was causing health problems. Two acres have now become 18 acres. A lady we spoke to who was in charge of the area said she couldn't even recognise the terrain here. Guttila Silva, a former mayor and local politician, said residents were angry that the Colombo Municipality had continued to dump hundreds of tonnes of garbage at... [Full Article...]

Syria strikes also send powerful message to North Korea

Johnson added, "We deplore Russia's continued defense of the [Syrian President Bashar al-] Assad regime even after the chemical-weapons attack on innocent civilians". At least one woman was killed and three other people injured in Saturday's strikes in Khan Sheikhoun, two activists in the town said. "The United States not only unilaterally attacked, but while we were discussing here and demandin... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Fallon Appears on SNL as Jared Kushner

Baldwin, with his now-iconic pout and furrowed brows, lampooned the president and said: 'I just got the mother of all bombs on ISIS. Pence opens the folder and reads , "Nominated Neil Gorsuch". "You show everyone that if you were born rich and marry my daughter, you can do anything you want". Trump, basking in the glow of his meager accomplishments (and gaffes), is reminded almost all of them... [Full Article...]

France not responsible for 1942 round-up of Jews, says Le Pen

Some 13,000 Jews were deported by French police on July 16-17, 1942, many of whom first were detained under harsh conditions at the indoor cycling stadium. Opinion polls have consistently rated Macron as most likely to win the decisive, second-round run-off vote in May, although Citigroup cautioned that Macron's " En Marche! ". [Full Article...]

Turkey opposition steps up objections to Erdogan poll win

Because they're contesting the vote, the opposition parties have not conceded. Legislator Utku Cakirozer told The Associated Press that his Republican People's Party would on Monday file objections to results at local electoral board branches, before taking their case to the Supreme Electoral Board. [Full Article...]

FBI Was Investigating Trump Advisers; Now There's a Name

FBI Was Investigating Trump Advisers; Now There's a Name He has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing in his work with Trump's presidential campaign. As the US intelligence community began investigating Page, he left the Trump campaign. It appeared to show that Russian Federation had assembled embarrassing information about Trump that could be used as leverage against him - including a report that placed him in a sexually compromising position with Mosc... [Full Article...]

Manhunt expands to 5 states for suspect in killing posted on Facebook

Police initially said Stephens broadcast the murder on Facebook live. Williams said police have not verified any other shootings or deaths. "This is a horrific crime and we do not allow this kind of content on Facebook", said a company spokesperson. [Full Article...]

Former Public Prosecutor Shot Dead In South Kashmir By Unidentified Gunmen

Former Public Prosecutor Shot Dead In South Kashmir By Unidentified Gunmen Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a lawyer in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district late on Sunday evening, police said. According to police, the gunmen barged into his house in Pinjoora village of Shopian and fired on him, leaving him critically injured. [Full Article...]

Those maintaining silence on triple talaq are equally guilty: Yogi Adityanath

Those maintaining silence on triple talaq are equally guilty: Yogi Adityanath Adityanath made these remarks at an event to mark the 91st birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar. "Chandra Shekhar had a clear understanding of the Common Civil Code". Our politics should not revolve around attacking the nation's interest, but should be within the framework of the Constitution. He had said that if India lost Kashmir, it would not just be a piece of land gone... [Full Article...]

Apple TV Is About to Get a Big Upgrade

The multi-user option allows each user to connect his or her Apple ID account to the TV using his or her iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad ) and create a unique profile for it. This would essentially allow the Apple TV user to watch a streaming program in one corner of the screen while browsing other content on the main screen. [Full Article...]

Narada sting operation: CBI files FIR against 13 Trinamool leaders

Narada sting operation: CBI files FIR against 13 Trinamool leaders The High Court had asked the CBI to complete its preliminary investigation within 48 hours after handing over the probe to the agency. "The enquiry revealed prima facie material for registration of a regular case (FIR) under appropriate sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 and the IPC". [Full Article...]

A Fallout New Vegas Cosplayer Gets Mistaken For Terrorist In Canada

A Fallout New Vegas Cosplayer Gets Mistaken For Terrorist In Canada According to CBC News , the cosplayer was on his way to a local business, intending to make alterations to his costume, when some concerned citizens called the police on him. While the man was taken into custody, he was released soon after without any charges. " We have to believe everything is real until proven otherwise ", Graham said. [Full Article...]

Spain Calls on United Kingdom to Use 'Common Sense' in Dispute Over Gibraltar

Spain Calls on United Kingdom to Use 'Common Sense' in Dispute Over Gibraltar Last year, Gibraltar voted by a landslide of 95 percent to stay in the EU. Spain dealt Britain another setback Monday by suggesting it would not veto any effort by an independent Scotland to join the European Union , raising the possibility Britain could split after Brexit. [Full Article...]

VP Pence says US commitment to Korea "iron-clad"

Amid broader fears that North Korea may again test a nuclear bomb, the Pentagon said yesterday's "provocative" missile launch was a failure, with the weapon blowing up nearly immediately after its early morning take-off near Sinpo on North Korea's east coast. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to keep list of White House visitors secret

Numerous donations have allegedly been made specifically for the 2020 primary race, which will decide whether Mr Trump will be nominated the Republican candidate for the Presidential general election later that year. An additional $59,000 was spent on stays at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, and $14,000 went for food and rent to the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas. [Full Article...]

Construction worker, 71, claims $177M jackpot in Arkansas

Construction worker, 71, claims $177M jackpot in Arkansas Wearing a black cowboy hat and sunglasses, Cantu held up a giant prize check on Monday with his wife, Anita. Cantu became the 55th lottery-made millionaire in the state, ASL officials said. The store will receive a $50,000 commission. The winning numbers were 17, 24, 27, 32 and 58 with the Mega Ball number 10 and the Megaplier of 3. Check back with Arkansas Online for updates on this develop... [Full Article...]

Clashes after fifth person dies in Venezuela unrest

Clashes after fifth person dies in Venezuela unrest According to authorities, two other men have been killed in fresh protests, bringing the death toll to four. They accuse police and the National Guard of indiscriminate use of tear gas, including gassing clinics and dropping canisters from a helicopter, and of arbitrarily detaining people for simply being within the vicinity of protests. [Full Article...]

A 'beeping' good Easter egg hunt for visually-impaired children

This year, registration is required to participate. The egg hunt featured five different areas for children of all ages. Countryside Fellowship hosts this free event. Event organizers say four areas have been designated for certain age groups to ensure all youngsters have an opportunity to find eggs. "That changed some time ago when the City of Whiting took over the egg hunt and really made it... [Full Article...]

House democrats called to revoke Jared Kushner's security clearance

The "president" called the two men in, Kushner portrayed by host Jimmy Fallon, and they soon began a reality television-inspired "elimination night" ceremony. Finally, by the day's end, Spicer appeared contrite, publicly apologizing via various news outlets. Inexplicably, SNL-Spicer tried again to clarify his gaffe. [Full Article...]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges 'respectful dialogue' in Turkey after referendum

With more than 99% of ballots counted, "Yes" was on 51.35% and "No" was on 48.65%. Mr Preda also said the fact that the referendum was held under a state of emergency imposed in the wake of last year's failed coup infringed upon a "fundamental freedom". [Full Article...]

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