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British 'Red Arrows' jet crashes near air base

British 'Red Arrows' jet crashes near air base North Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they were called to an incident involving an aircraft at 1.56pm. RAF Valley is located near Holyhead, Anglesey. It is understood there were two people on board the jet. The pilot reportedly ejected but their condition is unknown. The Red Arrows are famous for their aerial displays at military and royal occasions, and the RAF describes them on the... [Full Article...]

IS takes Damascus in surprise night time attack killing 36 Syrian troops

IS takes Damascus in surprise night time attack killing 36 Syrian troops The latest testimony of spiralling violence is the Syrian regime's offensive against rebel-held Eastern Ghouta. Moscow has said it is helping the Assad regime "finish off" fighters in Ghouta but has denied carrying out strikes against civilians. [Full Article...]

Republicans tell Trump: Lay off Mueller _ but they don't act

Republicans tell Trump: Lay off Mueller _ but they don't act Gowdy was part of the Republican majority on the House Intelligence Committee that concluded a week ago that there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, but said in the television interview, "You should want Special Counsel Mueller to take all the time and have all the independence he needs to do his job". [Full Article...]

Abu Dhabi awards offshore oil concessions to France's total for $1.45bn

Abu Dhabi awards offshore oil concessions to France's total for $1.45bn According to ADNOC, the Lower Zakum field has a targeted production capacity of almost 500,000 barrels a day, whilst the SARB and Umm Lulu fields will generate in excess of 200,000 barrels a day. BP, which held 14.67% of the old concession is yet to sign up, while the amount of stakes available continues to shrink. "For over 75 years Total has partnered with Abu Dhabi in the development of our o... [Full Article...]

Telegram loses appeal to keep encryption keys from Russian government

Telegram loses appeal to keep encryption keys from Russian government Russia's Supreme Court has ordered popular internet messenger service Telegram to hand over encryption keys to its clients' traffic to the Federal Security Service (FSB) without court warrants. In June 2017, Roskomnadzor threatened to block Telegram , registered in Britain, if it refused to register in Russia in accordance with Russian legislation. [Full Article...]

Students prepare to speak out against school violence

Students prepare to speak out against school violence Some schools also participated in alternative forms of protest, including letter-writing campaigns, poetry readings and 17-minute "walk ins" or "walk ups" to give students a chance to initiate conversation about gun violence. "We all know why we're here - 17 lives lost", she said to break the silence, also noting the number of lives lost to shootings prior to Parkland. Students participated in t... [Full Article...]

Coerced Abortion Speech Case Before High Court Next Week

Coerced Abortion Speech Case Before High Court Next Week The law also forces unlicensed pregnancy centers to include in their advertisements a disclaimer in large type and in multiple languages stating they are non-medical facilities, which, ADF argues , obscures their pro-life speech. It's not clear what effect the notices are having on the crisis clinics' customers, and Ms. O'Connor's lawyer deflected questions about the numbers. [Full Article...]

The Vernal Equinox is Almost Here. But What Is It Exactly?

The Vernal Equinox is Almost Here. But What Is It Exactly? BLAST FROM THE PAST Remember Stephanie from LazyTown? The vernal equinox has finally arrived, so what does it all mean? As far as the Roman Catholic Church is concerned, the equinox always takes place on March 21, which helps the Vatican to calculate the date on which Easter falls. [Full Article...]

Tillerson ouster shows Trump is unleashed

Tillerson ouster shows Trump is unleashed Tillerson will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo , who shares many of Trump's foreign policy objectives. Prior to his appointment as the director of the CIA , Pompeo was representing Kansas in the U.S. One of the biggest issues in the Middle East, Pompeo has compared Iran to ISIS and called the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, which lifted sanctions in exchange for limiting the country'... [Full Article...]

Karthik's last-ball six clinches tri-series for India

Karthik's last-ball six clinches tri-series for India The Nidahas Trophy is a T20 cricket tournament which is played between India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Had the ball landed inside the boundary line the match would have gone into the Super Over, and from the initial response of everyone who judged the flight of the ball thought this appeared to be the case. [Full Article...]

Yemen Vote in Senate, Russia Meddling Add to US-Saudi Summit Intrigue

Yemen Vote in Senate, Russia Meddling Add to US-Saudi Summit Intrigue Saudi Arabia on Monday called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement", in comments which come ahead of a meeting between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and U.S. Reportedly coerced and in some cases physically abused, they reached settlements with the kingdom to transfer more than $100 billion in private wealth to Salman's control, according to ... [Full Article...]

Spy poisoning: Russian diplomats prepare to leave UK

Spy poisoning: Russian diplomats prepare to leave UK The Kremlin said Monday that Britain will have to offer proof to back up its claim of Russia's involvement in the poisonings - or apologize. The statement echoes the words of European Union foreign ministers, who said on Monday that the bloc "takes extremely seriously the United Kingdom government's assessment that it is highly likely that the Russian Federation is responsible". [Full Article...]

Ditch ICC, urges Duterte as charges loom large

Ditch ICC, urges Duterte as charges loom large President Duterte is not yet done with his actions against the International Criminal Court (ICC) as he vowed to convince the other parties of the Rome Statute to withdraw their membership from the High Court. The United Nations Secretary-General received the Philippines' written notification of withdrawal from the Rome Statute on Saturday, according to the ICC. [Full Article...]

Two ships collide at Pakistan's deepest port, suspending sea traffic

Two ships collide at Pakistan's deepest port, suspending sea traffic It has not yet been made clear what exactly caused the collision, but according to Geo.tv , only the two ships were involved in the accident, and multiple shipping containers full of imported cars and other freight worth millions of rupees were damaged. [Full Article...]

Shooting at a Maryland High School

Shooting at a Maryland High School BREAKING: Special Agents from @ATFBaltimore Hyattsville I and II Field Offices are en route to a shooting reported at Great Mills High School in St. Pupil Mollie Davis tweeted from inside: "My school is on a very real lockdown threat and there's already someone possibly dead". Our prayers are with students, school personnel, and first responders. [Full Article...]

U.S. law affirms Taiwan as a country: Stanton

U.S. law affirms Taiwan as a country: Stanton The move is likely to weigh heavily on US-China ties, which are now under strain after Trump announced new import tariffs on steel and aluminum. The latest action was the bill that promotes reciprocal visits by USA and Taiwanese officials at all levels, which the president signed into law on Friday without taking into consideration China's previous warning about the serious damages that it mig... [Full Article...]

Shares Seesawing on Volume: HFF Inc (HF)

The stock increased 2.92% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $17.26. About 1.84M shares traded. Investors also need to beware of the Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. Therefore 35% are positive. Analysts await Ecolab Inc. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, April 1 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with "Buy" on Thursday, January 4. [Full Article...]

South Dakota ranked 4th most dependent state on gun industry in 2018

South Dakota ranked 4th most dependent state on gun industry in 2018 Kentucky ranks sixth overall. That includes contributions per capita to the state's Congressional delegation from both gun rights and gun control groups and the NRA Victory Fund's grade based on senators voting records. In 2016, the most recent year numbers were available, the state had 153 licensed manufacturers. The study shows that Idaho has the most firearms-industry jobs per capita and th... [Full Article...]

Ireland border issue could bring Brexit talks crashing down, warns Jonathan Powell

Ireland border issue could bring Brexit talks crashing down, warns Jonathan Powell It shows what can be achieved when people and prosperity are placed above politics and ideology", Fairbairn said. "We agree on the need to include legal text detailing the "backstop" solution for the border", Davis told a news conference with Barnier. [Full Article...]

A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

The recent firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe about a day before his planned retirement was done as a way to intimidate Mueller, Leahy said, adding that it is not likely to work. "This must stop, and I renew my call for Special Counsel Mueller to resign". Two people familiar with the situation told the Post that Trump's attorneys are anxious that the President could get i... [Full Article...]


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