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Reward now $115000 for tips in Austin package bombings


But police Chief Brian Manley repeated previously issued warnings for residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes. "We believe that the recent explosive incidents that have occurred in the city of Austin were meant to send a message", Manley had said in a press conference. Read More »

Russian Federation goes to the polls in presidential election


Putin addressed thousands of people who rallied outside the Kremlin on Sunday to thank them for their support and promised new achievements. Putin has dominated Russian politics for 18 years and was already the country's longest-serving leader since Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. Read More »

Thousands of Syrians flee as two major battles rage


In that time some 50 civilians, including 10 children, have been killed by rebel shelling of Damascus, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. "Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Faylaq al-Rahman have nearly completely retaken the town but fighting continues on the outskirts", the Britain-based monitoring group said. Read More »

Republican Senators Push Back Against Trump on McCabe's Firing


He called Attorney General Jeff Sessions' firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe late Friday, who was ousted a little over 24 hours before he was to retire, as a "horrible day for democracy". He added: "I don't believe he made memos except to help his own agenda, probably at a later date". Aides and friends say they understand Trump's frustration with an investigation that hangs over his presidency. Read More »

Vladimir Putin wins Russia's presidential election, exit polls suggest


Authorities, however, are seeking a high turnout to add greater legitimacy to a new term for Putin, who is already Russia's second-longest serving leader since Joseph Stalin. Since first being elected president in 2000, Putin has stamped his total authority on the world's biggest country, muzzling opposition, putting television under state control and reasserting Moscow's standing overseas. Read More »

Putin heads for landslide victory, thanks supporters


Acting Russian President Vladimir Putin is winning the presidential election in the country in a landslide victory. The 65-year-old incumbent is riding a wave of government-stoked popularity on the fourth anniversary of Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and in the wake of a military intervention in Syria that has been played up on state-controlled television as a patriotic success. Read More »

Syria Army in Control of 70% of Eastern Ghouta

The Turkish military denied on Saturday that it had struck a hospital in Afrin, where it has waged an offensive since January against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia that controls the region. On Friday evening, a bombing raid struck the city's main hospital, killing 16 civilians, a monitor said. For the first time in the month since the government unleashed the Ghouta offensive, one of the deadliest of the war, residents are fleeing in their thousands, carrying children and belongings on ... Read More »

Britain Accuses Russia Of Stockpiling Novichok Nerve Agent


May, speaking at the Conservative Party's spring forum in London on Saturday, said the country would "consider our next steps in the coming days, alongside our allies and partners". President Donald Trump has said it looks as if the Russians were behind it. Chizhov pointed out that the United Kingdom chemical weapons research facility, Porton Down, is only eight miles (12 kilometers) from Salisbury, where Sergei Skripal - a former Russian intelligence officer convicted in his home country ... Read More »

Car Rams Into Night Club in United Kingdom: 13 Injured


According to police, the suspect is believed to have been asked to leave the club earlier in the evening "following an altercation". A spokeswoman said: 'We were called at 11.53pm to assist Kent Police at an RTC (road traffic collision) in Queen Street, Gravesend. Read More »

Helicopter Down on Iraq-Syria Border (UPDATES)


There were no survivors of the crash, the Department of Defense said in an earlier statement. The others killed in the crash were Capt. Christopher T. "The incident marked the second aircraft crash for the military in two days", reports Fox News, it adds, "A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet jet crashed off the coast of Key West, Florida, on Wednesday, killing both a pilot and a weapons systems officer". Read More »

AIIMS doctors killed in road accident


The accident took place near Mathura , Uttar Pradesh , and the case was registered under the Surir Kotwali police station area. The three AIIMS doctors, Dr. Police said the driver was overspeeding and lost control. The Innova driver too has been shifted to AIIMS. An RTI query has also revealed that 625 people have their lost lives in 4505 accidents. Read More »

Results: Putin far ahead in fraud-tainted Russian vote

His critics have called the election a farce and urged voters to boycott, but millions of Russians hail the 65-year-old former KGB officer for defending their proud nation from a hostile outside world. Polls show that most Russians view the takeover of the Black Sea peninsula as a major achievement despite subsequent Western sanctions. "Who am I voting for?" "The others, it's a circus". Read More »

Modi mismanaged Kashmir, situation deteriorating: Manmohan Singh

Slamming the government's record on the Jammu and Kashmir issue, he said: "We also must recognise that the Modi government has mismanaged the Jiamp;K problem as never before". "And that is unthinkable", he said. Therefore, it is one of those statements, which is merely a jumla-type statements, which is not likely to be achieved and Modi ji himself recognises that these are tall promises. Read More »

Flake eyes 2020 challenge to stop Trump


Flake's decision to retire after one term in the Senate was sparked by growing unpopularity with Arizona Republicans, who have widely deemed him insufficiently supportive of the president, and his departure signals the ongoing transformation of the Republican Party. Read More »

Russian Federation boots 23 United Kingdom diplomats


Russia's Foreign Ministry also said it is closing the British Consulate General in St. Petersburg and the British Council in Russian Federation, a cultural institute, due to what it called "groundless accusations" by Britain. "We actually have evidence within the last 10 years that Russian Federation has not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the purposes of assassination, but has also been creating and stockpiling Novichok", Johnson told the BBC. Read More »

May responds to Russia's expulsion of United Kingdom diplomats


In January 2016, after a British probe found that Moscow was responsible for the Litvinenko affair, the British government summoned Russia's ambassador, and froze the assets of Lugovoi and a second suspect, Dmitry Kovtun. According to the police message, the investigators are now trying to establish the route of Skripal and his daughter Yulia on the day of poisoning. And John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, said Labour had given a "constructive critique" in response to the incident ... Read More »

Drivers warned not to travel as more snow forecast for Leeds


Met Office bosses issued more yellow be aware warnings for large parts of the country from 5pm on Saturday afternoon. "'Bitterly cold' is the best way to describe it - temperatures on the face of it probably just around freezing, but with wind it's going to feel well below freezing". Read More »

US Powerball jackpot climbs to $455 mln for Saturday drawing


The lucky numbers in Saturday night's drawing were 22, 57, 59, 60, 66, and 7 as the powerball. Somebody in Pennsylvania is feeling like a million today. The odds of becoming a millionaire by matching five numbers is 1 in 11.7 million. Over two months without a jackpot victor pushed the top prize for Saturday's Powerball drawing to an estimated $455 million. Read More »

John Goodman Impersonates Rex Tillerson on SNL, Calls Trump a Moron


I don't know. I can't even dance around it Trump made me do it. McCabe saw too much'. "I'm always down clown but this was sneaky even for me", McKinnon's Sessions explained. President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE fired Tillerson last week in a move that caught Washington by surprise. Read More »

Last ball six steals T20 series win for India


Karthik proved to be the match-winner, his unbeaten 29 from only eight balls rescuing India and leaving the underdogs in disbelief two days after a thrilling win over Sri Lanka which included unruly on-field scenes in a tense climax. Mustafizur Rahman then bowled a masterly 18th over. Das was followed by his partner Tamim Iqbal, who was caught out by Shardul Thakur at the long-on boundary on 15 off Yuzvendra Chahal's ball. Read More »

Britain to punish Putin's cronies over ex-spy's nerve-agent poisoning


The Foreign Secretary said the Kremlin's tit-for-tat expulsion of 23 British diplomats and the closures of the British consulate in St Petersburg and the British Council would only impact Vladimir Putin's compatriots. Mr Stoltenberg said he expected the response to Russian Federation to be reassessed at July's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, telling German media the Salisbury attack followed a pattern of Russian Federation "becoming more unpredictable and more aggressive". Read More »

In a tit-for-tat move, Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats


Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain "will consider our next steps in the coming days alongside our allies and partners" in a dispute with Russian Federation over the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy on British soil. Vladimir Dzhabarov, first deputy of the foreign affairs committee in Russia's upper house of parliament, told Moscow-based Interfax news agency that the British Council was used as a cover organization for British intelligence officers. Read More »