• Mitt Romney will face primary after setback in run for US Senate
Mitt Romney will face primary after setback in run for US Senate

Romney is seeking Utah's GOP nomination for Senate, but was forced into a primary race Saturday against state lawmaker Mike Kennedy. In the final round of voting at the Republican party's convention, Romney had won only 49.12 per cent of the votes, the Hill reports .

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  • Trump Weighing a Pardon for This Man
Trump Weighing a Pardon for This Man

Despite refusals by some of that era's top boxers to even consider joining him in the ring, Johnson went down in history for his 1910 bout with former undefeated heavyweight champion James J. Advocates, including Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), have petitioned the Justice Department to move forward with a pardon for Johnson for years. He managed ...

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  • 1 wounded, suspect in custody in Florida high school shooting
1 wounded, suspect in custody in Florida high school shooting

Students across the country participated in the National School Walkout on Friday, which marks the 19th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School . The alleged shooter then dropped his weapon and surrendered to one of his former teachers. When Woods visited the injured student in the hospital, he said he told him, "I am so glad...

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  • Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking Statewide Walkout
Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking Statewide Walkout

Arizona Democratic Rep. Raúl Grijalva said he supports the teacher actions. "The worst possible thing we could do is not take action right now", Noah Karvelis, an organizer for Arizona Educators United, told ABC affiliate KNXV .

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  • Saudi Arabia gets its first movie screening after 35 long years!
Saudi Arabia gets its first movie screening after 35 long years!

A Saudi official said that would happen from May 1. The screening also appeared to be non-segregated, with women and men mixed together, a practice which has previously been prohibited in public places by the Saudi authorities. It's hoping to operate half of all Saudi theaters in the long run in partnership with the Saudi state-owned Development ...

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  • US Senate Passes Law To Allow Senators Bring Babies Into Chamber
US Senate Passes Law To Allow Senators Bring Babies Into Chamber

As for babies, Sen. Majority leader Mitch McConnell, the Kentucky Republican, is expected to bring it to a vote in coming days. There was more , voiced privately, Klobuchar said - including whether Duckworth meant to change Maile's diaper or nurse her new baby on the Senate floor.

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  • Buhari Attends CHOGM Executive Session, Meets The Queen
Buhari Attends CHOGM Executive Session, Meets The Queen

She said she was "proud" and "honoured" to have served the Commonwealth and said her son - the Prince of Wales - should "carry on" the "important work" started by her father in 1949. Scotland told ITV television on Sunday that the heads of government "will make a decision in whatever way they determine", sidestepping questions on her personal prefe...

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  • TRUMP UNLEASHED: The President SLAMS California Governor Over National Guard
TRUMP UNLEASHED: The President SLAMS California Governor Over National Guard

California is the only border state yet to send troops in support of Trump's military mobilization, and though Brown has offered to deploy 400 guardsmen from the California Guard, the terms of their mission have been in dispute. Administration officials indicated Monday that they don't believe Brown is fully committing to the administration's reque...

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  • Trump holds press conference with Japanese PM Abe
Trump holds press conference with Japanese PM Abe

The abductee issue is a high-profile one in Japan and is critical for Mr Abe, who is under pressure over a number of scandals. Abe's aides hope that the meeting with Trump will showcase the leaders' close personal relationship, as the two summits previous year did.

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  • Cohen's Lawyer Says Hannity Is A Client - But Hannity Disagrees
Cohen's Lawyer Says Hannity Is A Client - But Hannity Disagrees

Hannity's name unexpectedly came up in court Monday as a judge hearing a motion brought by Cohen's legal team to exclude some items seized in the raid pressed them to identify Cohen's clients. The social media statements about Hannity touched the far corners of reality, with "DeityFree" commenting, "Obviously, the lack of oxygen from living in t...

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  • Brace for heavy rain, high winds in East Mississippi
Brace for heavy rain, high winds in East Mississippi

They are expected to enter the Tulsa area around 3 p.m. Isolated tornadoes are possible, and hail and heavy rainfall capable of producing flooding also are possible. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and be ready to act quickly if severe weather is observed or a warning is issued. If a tornado has touched down, or is spotted, a t...

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  • Paul Ryan Endorses Kevin McCarthy As Next Speaker Of The House
Paul Ryan Endorses Kevin McCarthy As Next Speaker Of The House

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is reportedly talking about a potential bid to replace outgoing Speaker Paul Ryan. Ryan announced this week he will not seek re-election this fall in his Wisconsin district. Neither McCarthy nor Scalise have yet declared their intentions, though both men have been jockeying behind the scenes for the top spot...

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  • Trump Unhappy With Military Options on Syria, Seeks Broader Offensive
Trump Unhappy With Military Options on Syria, Seeks Broader Offensive

President Donald Trump is able to take care of the nation Friday evening time amid anticipation of a retaliatory strike for an apparent Syrian chemical weapon assault closing week. The organization said they were due to arrive on Saturday. He also condemned the recent chemical attack by the Syrian state in the suburb of Douma .

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  • Trump lawyer handled $1.6 million payoff for Republican donor
Trump lawyer handled $1.6 million payoff for Republican donor

He also admitted to paying Stephanie Clifford , who works in the adult-film industry under the name Stormy Daniels , $130,000 less than two weeks before the 2016 general election. Stormy Daniels arrives at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Feb. 10, 2008. The documents show that Mr. Broidy has worked closely with George Nader, an ad...

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  • Pence informed U.S. leaders of Syria announcement
Pence informed U.S. leaders of Syria announcement

Today, the United States announced almost $16 million in humanitarian assistance for Venezuelans who have fled their country due to the crisis there. A Pence aide said Pence planned to meet with Pena Nieto early Saturday, with the get-together only being finalized late on Friday.

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  • Construction Booming in North Korea, But Who's Paying?
Construction Booming in North Korea, But Who's Paying?

I think it will be terrific. North Korea has intensified diplomatic efforts recently, at a time when inter-Korean relations have been improving since the North chose to take part in the February 9-25 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics hosted by the South.

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  • NBA Playoffs 2018: Philadelphia 76ers to face Miami Heat in first round
NBA Playoffs 2018: Philadelphia 76ers to face Miami Heat in first round

I just don't. Despite getting hurt early in the season, Millsap is still scoring more than 14 points, six rebounds and almost three assist per game for a Nuggets team (46-35 and in the playoff hunt) that is on the rise. Most recently, Miami prevailed, 108-99, March 9. "But at the same time , we are ready to step up". The Philadelphia 76ers los...

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  • 82 die in Indonesia after drinking home-made alcohol
82 die in Indonesia after drinking home-made alcohol

Indonesian police remove bottles of illegal alcohol from a house in Cicalengka district in West Java province on April 8, 2018. More than 50 people have died in little more than a week after drinking bootleg liquor in western Indonesia, including in the capital, Jakarta, officials said Monday.

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  • Israel 'behind attack on Syrian airbase that killed Iranian soldiers'
Israel 'behind attack on Syrian airbase that killed Iranian soldiers'

Syria initially blamed the US for the strike. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the raid was a "very risky development". The T-4 Air Base had reportedly been a headquarters for Iranian drones being used in support of the Syrian regime.

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  • 257 people die in Algerian plane crash
257 people die in Algerian plane crash

Army Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah extended condolences to the families of the victims and ordered an investigation into the crash. A total of 257 people were killed, a lot of them military, the defense ministry said. TV footage showed 14 ambulances at the scene transferring the injured to hospital and smoke from a wreckage in the fiel...

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  • Screaming children escape New Jersey dance studio during raging fire
Screaming children escape New Jersey dance studio during raging fire

A number of girls can be seen making their way over the balcony, with some able to reach the ladders and climb down to safety. It took firefighters hours to get the flames under control. Thanks to eyewitness video, an intense fire in a building that housed a dance studio filled with children has been viewed online hundreds of thousands of times wor...

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  • BR Ambedkar's saffron statue, repainted in UP
BR Ambedkar's saffron statue, repainted in UP

This Ambedkar's statue was in saffron colour sherwani that triggered huge protests from Dalits, demanding it to be in blue. Reports said that after the statue was vandalised last Friday night, district officials ordered a new one from Agra.

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  • Hungary's Orban scores sweeping victory in boost to European Union populists
Hungary's Orban scores sweeping victory in boost to European Union populists

Orban's party, Fidesz - along with its ally, the Christian Democrats - now has the power to change the Constitution and further bend the nation to his will. Orban has not been the only politician to target Soros for his liberal policies. Luxembourg's foreign minister says Germany, France and others should weigh in against what he calls a "tumor...

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  • Trump stands by EPA chief Pruitt as probes into his conduct expand
Trump stands by EPA chief Pruitt as probes into his conduct expand

The Associated Press reported last week that Mr. Pruitt has spent about $3 million on security, a figure confirmed by The New York Times . He called Pruitt's security spending "somewhat more " than Pruitt's predecessor and said Pruitt had received death threats "because of his bold actions at EPA".

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  • Haley: Russian Hands 'Covered in the Blood of Syrian Children' After Attack
Haley: Russian Hands 'Covered in the Blood of Syrian Children' After Attack

Ms Haley urged the UN to take action, but stressed whether it acts or not "either way, the United States will respond". British UN Ambassador Karen Pierce told reporters that Britain "would prefer to start with a proper investigation" but that all options were on the table and London was in close contact with its USA and French allies.

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