Kansas Republican wins congressional seat in special election

Republicans, especially Trump supporters, would like to blame the numbers on dissatisfaction with Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, but Brownback's approval rating is actually 4 percent higher in 2017 than it was in 2016. Because of the deathly pallor that Brownback casts on the Republican party in Kansas, the results of this special election are not terribly instructive as to the current state... [Full Article...]

Crolla un cavalcavia sopra un'auto dei carabinieri: illesi per miracolo

Il 10 aprile 2015, a causa di una frana provocata dal maltempo, crolla un pilone del viadotto Himera sull'Autostrada A19 Palermo-Catania. I militari, erano impegnato in un posto di blocco e hanno sentito alcuni scricchiolii, hanno quindi fatto in tempo a mettersi in salvo . [Full Article...]

UK Prime Minister Theresa May wants early general election

Theresa May's statement reads in part: "I have just chaired a meeting of the Cabinet, where we agreed that the Government should call a general election, to be held on June 8". The UK remains divided about whether it is right to leave the EU. "Each conservative vote will make me stronger when I negotiate the Brexit", she assured. [Full Article...]

US, North Korea Ready For 'All-out War'

According to reports, Kim Jong-un might retaliate against Tokyo and Seoul if the U.S. decides to take military action against the regime in response to North Korea's insistence to conduct missile tests. reckless moves for a war and defend ourselves with our own force". He did not comment on what might have caused the missile to fail. "He holds his cards close to the vest, and I think you're not ... [Full Article...]

Brighton return to Premier League after 34 years

The long wait is made all the more sweet after three failed attempts to claw their way back into the Premier League. Brighton's return has been a while coming. "I don't necessarily think that was the motivation behind what we've been able to achieve this season", he said. Like any squad progressing into the Premier League, though, it will need tweaking. [Full Article...]

UN says 16 staff members freed by South Sudan refugees

The refugees are among a group of 530 who had fled South Sudan a year ago and have been staying at the United Nations camp in Munigi, north of the provincial capital Goma. The hostage-taking followed the repatriation to South Sudan on Friday of eight fighters from Machar's Sudanese People's Liberation Movement. Others fear going back and are frustrated at being confined in the tiny camp. [Full Article...]

$50K Reward Offered For Facebook Killer Who Posted Video Of Murder Online

The company said it disabled Stephen's account within 23 minutes of receiving the first report about the video of the fatal shooting and two hours after receiving any report. Beech Brook spokeswoman Nancy Kortemeyer said Sunday that news of the shooting shocked and horrified the agency. Steve Stephens , 37, is wanted for aggravated murder after he allegedly shot Robert Godwin Sr. [Full Article...]

Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally North Korea will continue to test missiles regularly and any military action against it by the United States would prompt "all-out war", a senior North Korean official tells the BBC . Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday told a parliamentary session that diplomatic efforts were "important to maintain peace", but "dialogue for the sake of having dialogue is meaningless". [Full Article...]

EU's Tusk spoke to May after snap election call

The Observer also reports that the European Medicines Agency will also be removed, and a "beauty" contest will be held to determine which cities will host the two agencies in future. Critics will say the latest news reflects a simply unrealistic approach from the United Kingdom government, and most particularly David Davis , in the expectations of negotiations with the remaining 27 European U... [Full Article...]

Trump Celebrates First Easter Egg Roll As US President

Trump Celebrates First Easter Egg Roll As US President As the national anthem began, the Slovenian-born first lady touched him, apparently to remind him to put his hand over his heart, which she and Barron did first. You see what's happening, and we are right on track. "On behalf of the president and (our son) Barron, we wish you great fun and handsome days coming ahead of us", Xinhua news agency quoted the first lady as saying. [Full Article...]

Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade with key ally

While inspecting the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, Pence warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the US and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over". What does North Korea say? "If the USA is reckless enough to use military means it would mean from that very day, an all out war". He went on to clarify that the approach of a USA n... [Full Article...]

Pound jumps to four-month high after snap election shock

Opinion polls show May's Conservatives have a lead of more than 20 percentage points over the opposition Labour party. With Labour demoralized and divided under left-wing leader Corbyn and the pro-EU Liberal Democrats holding just nine Commons seats, May is calculating that the election will bring her an expanded crop of Conservative lawmakers. [Full Article...]

Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality

It uses precise location detection, 3D effects and object recognition to make the moving effects work. And to accelerate the rise of augmented reality, a big part of the plan, Zuckerberg unveiled the Camera Effects platform ; basically a set of tools for outside developers to build their own augmented reality apps that you can access from the existing Facebook app's camera, theoretically o... [Full Article...]

British pound jumps higher after election is called

British pound jumps higher after election is called The Labour Party is in a dire state, riven by internal conflict and dominated by criticism of leader Jeremy Corbyn . "If we do not hold a general election now their political game-playing will continue, and the negotiations with the European Union will reach their most hard stage in the run-up to the next scheduled election". [Full Article...]

Spanish leader to testify in party-related corruption trial

Spanish leader to testify in party-related corruption trial A date for his testimony has yet to be set. Spanish prime minister will be called as a witness in landmark Gürtel corruption case. Since Spain's transition to democracy following Francisco Franco's dictatorship, only two former prime ministers have had to testify in court. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn backs snap general election

MPs will vote on Wednesday to approve her plan. In her letter notifying the EU of Brexit , May alarmed European capitals by warning that failing to reach a deal on trade would weaken the fight against terrorism, though Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson later said Britain would not use security co-operation as leverage in talks. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton pressured by Obama to concede election night

In their new book, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign , Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen (writers forThe Hill andSidewire respectively) break down the failed presidential campaign. According to the authors, if Clinton carried the blame on her own shoulders that night, it didn't take long, in the aftermath of her loss, for her to unload it on those around her - including Obama. [Full Article...]

Galaxy S8: More screen and elegance, but a hefty price tag

Galaxy S8: More screen and elegance, but a hefty price tag It was even possible to launch Google Now if you like it more over the latest Google Assistant. This device is slightly unusual, and not just because Samsung removed the home button. Sure, you can just use the iris scanner or face recognition instead, but many apps, such as LastPass, exclusively use your finger for security. (Siri, Google Assistant, and Cortana must be feeling a lot less exclusi... [Full Article...]

Independence set to dominate campaign in Scotland

Independence set to dominate campaign in Scotland I think the games that are being played by the other parties jeopardise our abilities to prepare for Brexit here at home and they weaken our negotiating hand with Europe. We stand with the majority opinion in this country. "At this election we will stand for a economy that works for everyone, not just the privileged few; a Britain that's open to the world and the protection of our precious envir... [Full Article...]

South Korea to match any North Korean provocation

South Korea to match any North Korean provocation U.S. experts believe that only China has sufficient economic and political leverage to restrain Pyongyang's drive to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the USA mainland with a nuclear warhead. North Korea has conducted several missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations sanctions and has said it has developed a missile that can strike the USA mainland. [Full Article...]

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